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The Origin of America's Intellectual Vacuum
A profile of Chandler Davis, a blacklisted mathematician who served six months in jail for refusing to cooperate with the House Un-American Activities Committee.
Peter Rosenthal’s passions for law and math make for a beautiful, if different, life: At 72, lawyer and professor is still in love with his two jobs and says he plans to work until he dies.
Peter Rosenthal has died several times. Once he died in court when his heart stopped. Each time doctors brought him back. Now he is dying a different death in front of a University of Toronto math cla...
A Short Course in Intellectual Self-Defense: Find Your Inner Chomsky
What must a citizen in a democracy know to make the word democracy meaningful? Baillargeon provides readers with the tools to see through everyday spin and jargon -- from politics to advertising, from...
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The case against Algebra II
Why force all students to take algebra, which most of them will never use in their future lives? Why not let those students who like math, take math?