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Intellectual Mathematics
Opinionated History of Mathematics
History of mathematics research with iconoclastic madcap twists
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Ratings & Reviews
4.5 stars from 136 ratings
Brilliant, witty, and, highest compliment for a mathematician explaining occasionally complex matters, comprehensible to people who have virtually no background and thought provoking to those who do.
aylee yahoo via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/30/22
Gasping humor, commentary informs
Joining the dots, this commenter sees the bigger picture and then hones in like a perigean falcon upon the biting conclusion. Right or wrong his observations are supported, opinions and tone are delightfully wry.
G&8#8 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/04/22
This podcast teaches so much. Add to that the host is extremely intelligent with a biting sense of humor. I really enjoy this. Thank You for creating it.
LaotianRabbit via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/04/22
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