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Men of Mathematics
4.5
103 Ratings & 16 Reviews
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4.5
103 Ratings &
16 Reviews
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first opinion

Has ignored the contributions of Indian mathematicians, highlighting only their much later European counterparts. But an interesting book, as we will come to know about the history of mathematics and the story of mathematicians who have contributed to it.
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Dheeraj Rao

Nov, 2012

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Classic

This book shows its age (the first edition coming out in about 1920s), so it doesn't actually cover the lives of the mathematicians of the 20th century; the most modern are Poincare and Cantor. The title is true to its word, there aren't any women portrayed. Sophie Germain, Emmy Noether would've probably made good additions to the book.

This book isn't just another admiration-filled work, E T Bell does not idolize the characters, and portrays them with all their flaws and as well as their br...
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Akshay Srinivasan

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Aug, 2012

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5

Brilliantly written book and awesome service by flpkart

I ordered the book on September 1st and received on 2nd without the one day delivery offer. I must say I'm really impressed. Moreover I got flipkart student discount of 500 above a purchase of 750 and this book actually costed me Rs.150.

Now getting to the book, very well written account of mathematicians since 300 BC starting from Zeno, Pythagoras et al. I haven't completed it but enjoying it right now. Must buy for people who have even slight interest in mathematics. Not much insight of m...
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Sachin Kumar

Certified Buyer, Medinipur

Sep, 2014

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Later discovered that this book have errors

It was looking good book to me initially but later I read over the internet that few claims in the book are just fake. Reader can have it for overall idea but authenticity is questionable as there are not endnotes or referencing in the book.
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Aditya Maheshwari

Certified Buyer, Mumbai

Apr, 2014

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5

Mind-blowing purchase

essential book. if you learn mathematics you have to read this book also.
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Atikur Rahaman

Certified Buyer, Birbhum District

27 days ago

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5

Simply awesome

Awesome
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Chaitanya Kapila

Certified Buyer, New Delhi

2 months ago

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5

Just wow!

good
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Flipkart Customer

Certified Buyer, Pune

7 months ago

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4

Value-for-money

Wonderful book. Amazingly told the story of mathematics.
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Arhum Ansari

Certified Buyer, Kharagpur

8 months ago

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Pretty good

Awesome
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sanjay Kumar singh

Certified Buyer, Patna

Jul, 2018

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5

Brilliant

The book is delivered on time. Experience with flipkart is excellent.
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Arnab Gain

Certified Buyer, Barasat

Jun, 2018

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