Table of contents for Why beauty is truth : a history of symmetry / Ian Stewart.

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CONTENTS
Preface 
1 The Scribes of Babylon
2 The Household Name
3 The Arabian Poet
4 The Gambling Scholar
5 The Cunning Fox
6 The Frustrated Doctor and the Sickly Genius 
7 The Luckless Revolutionary 
8 The Mediocre Engineer and the Transcendent Professor 
9 The Drunken Vandal 
10 The Would-Be Soldier and the Weakly Bookworm 
11 The Clerk from the Patent Office 
12 A Quantum Quintet 
13 The Five-Dimensional Man 
14 The Political Journalist 
15 A Muddle of Mathematicians 
16 Seekers after Truth and Beauty 
Further Reading 
Index 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Symmetry -- History.