John Allen Paulos
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John Allen Paulos is a mathematician and author of the books Mathematics and Humor, I Think, Therefore I Laugh, Innumeracy  Mathematical Illiteracy and Its Consequences, Beyond Numeracy  Ruminations of a Numbers Man, A Mathematician Reads the Newspaper,and Once Upon a Number. These books examine the logic of philosophy, humor, and even emotion, and the consequences of mathematical illiteracy. The site contains brief descriptions of each book and excerpts from their reviews, as well as various articles and book reviews.  


Levels:  Middle School (68), High School (912), College, Research 
Languages:  English 
Resource Types:  Articles, Books, Humor 
Math Topics:  Communicating Math, Chaos, Fractals, History and Biography, Probability, Statistics, Literature/Poetry, Philosophy 
Math Ed Topics:  Public Understanding of Math 
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