Table of contents for Letters to a young mathematician / Ian Stewart.

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Preface00
1Why do math?00
2How I almost became a lawyer00
3The breadth of mathematics00
4Hasn't it all been done?
5Surrounded by math00
6How mathematicians think00
7How to learn math00
8Fear of proofs00
9Can't computers solve everything?00
10Mathematical storytelling00
11Going for the jugular00
12Blockbusters00
13Impossible problems00
14The career ladder00
15Pure or applied?00
16Where do you get those crazy ideas?00
17How to teach math00
18The mathematical community00
19Pigs and pick-up trucks00
20Pleasures and perils of collaboration00
21Is God a mathematician?00
Notes00

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Mathematics -- Miscellanea.