Adler, Irving
Overview
Works:  299 works in 1,069 publications in 14 languages and 25,468 library holdings 

Genres:  Juvenile works Popular works Puzzles and games Educational games Criticism, interpretation, etc Essays Novels Fiction History Handbooks and manuals 
Roles:  Author, Editor 
Classifications:  QA93, 510 
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Most widely held works about
Irving Adler
 Autobiography of Irving Adler by Irving Adler( Book )
 Simon W. Gerson papers by Simon W Gerson( )
 Kicked upstairs : a political autobiography of a "blacklisted" teacher by Irving Adler( Book )
 Papers by Irving Adler( )
 by Irving Adler( )
 Irving Adler interview by Irving Adler( Recording )
 Irving and Ruth Adler( Recording )
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Most widely held works by
Irving Adler
The new mathematics by
Irving Adler(
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86 editions published between 1958 and 1977 in 6 languages and held by 1,460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This book reveals that the concepts of advanced mathematics lie hidden in the elementary mathematics we all learned in school. The author brings these concepts out of their hiding places as he traces the steps by which our number system has grown from the ordinary whole we use for counting, through integers, rational numbers, and real numbers, to the complex numbers with which the electrical engineer describes an alternating current. In this way, he shows the familiar origin of such unfamiliar concepts and terms of the new mathematics as groups, rings, fields, vector spaces, algebras, homomorphisms, isomorphisms, and homeomorphisms."
86 editions published between 1958 and 1977 in 6 languages and held by 1,460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This book reveals that the concepts of advanced mathematics lie hidden in the elementary mathematics we all learned in school. The author brings these concepts out of their hiding places as he traces the steps by which our number system has grown from the ordinary whole we use for counting, through integers, rational numbers, and real numbers, to the complex numbers with which the electrical engineer describes an alternating current. In this way, he shows the familiar origin of such unfamiliar concepts and terms of the new mathematics as groups, rings, fields, vector spaces, algebras, homomorphisms, isomorphisms, and homeomorphisms."
Exploring the Palace of the Peacock : essays on Wilson Harris by
Joyce Sparer Adler(
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5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thinking machines, a layman's introduction to logic, Boolean algebra, and computers by
Irving Adler(
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36 editions published between 1961 and 1974 in English and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In spite of radical changes in computer technology, the underlying principles of computer design and use remain the same. The core revisions in this text explain the significances of recent developments. One of the chapters describes advances in computer design and use. The other is devoted to programming and program languages
36 editions published between 1961 and 1974 in English and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In spite of radical changes in computer technology, the underlying principles of computer design and use remain the same. The core revisions in this text explain the significances of recent developments. One of the chapters describes advances in computer design and use. The other is devoted to programming and program languages
Magic house of numbers by
Irving Adler(
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28 editions published between 1957 and 1981 in 4 languages and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces the many ways in which to have fun with numbers
28 editions published between 1957 and 1981 in 4 languages and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces the many ways in which to have fun with numbers
A new look at geometry by
Irving Adler(
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24 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in English and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This richly detailed overview surveys the development and evolution of geometrical ideas and concepts from ancient times to the present. In addition to the relationship between physical and mathematical spaces, it examines the interactions of geometry, algebra, and calculus. The text proves many significant theorems and employs several important techniques. Chapters on nonEuclidean geometry and projective geometry form brief, selfcontained treatments.More than 100 exercises with answers and 200 diagrams illuminate the text. Teachers, students (particularly those majoring in mathematics education), and mathematically minded readers will appreciate this outstanding exploration of the role of geometry in the development of Western scientific thought.Introduction to the Dover edition by Peter Ruane
24 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in English and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This richly detailed overview surveys the development and evolution of geometrical ideas and concepts from ancient times to the present. In addition to the relationship between physical and mathematical spaces, it examines the interactions of geometry, algebra, and calculus. The text proves many significant theorems and employs several important techniques. Chapters on nonEuclidean geometry and projective geometry form brief, selfcontained treatments.More than 100 exercises with answers and 200 diagrams illuminate the text. Teachers, students (particularly those majoring in mathematics education), and mathematically minded readers will appreciate this outstanding exploration of the role of geometry in the development of Western scientific thought.Introduction to the Dover edition by Peter Ruane
Probability and statistics for everyman : how to understand and use the laws of chance by
Irving Adler(
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32 editions published between 1963 and 1977 in 4 languages and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
32 editions published between 1963 and 1977 in 4 languages and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
How life began by
Irving Adler(
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24 editions published between 1957 and 1977 in English and Italian and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
How life developed according to laws of biological evolution, and how organic substances originated and developed according to the recent theory of chemical evolution
24 editions published between 1957 and 1977 in English and Italian and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
How life developed according to laws of biological evolution, and how organic substances originated and developed according to the recent theory of chemical evolution
A new look at arithmetic by
Irving Adler(
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22 editions published between 1964 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Holograph & corrected typescript, corrected typescript, corrected galley proof, notes, 17 small blue notebooks in pencil with notes & diagrams
22 editions published between 1964 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Holograph & corrected typescript, corrected typescript, corrected galley proof, notes, 17 small blue notebooks in pencil with notes & diagrams
Mathematics and mental growth by
Irving Adler(
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15 editions published between 1968 and 1977 in English and Italian and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
15 editions published between 1968 and 1977 in English and Italian and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inside the nucleus by
Irving Adler(
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15 editions published between 1963 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
15 editions published between 1963 and 1968 in 3 languages and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Logic for beginners through games, jokes, and puzzles by
Irving Adler(
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5 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uses games, jokes, and puzzles to introduce logic, including how to reason, make a valid argument, draw a conclusion from what is known, and guess at the reasons for a known conclusion
5 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uses games, jokes, and puzzles to introduce logic, including how to reason, make a valid argument, draw a conclusion from what is known, and guess at the reasons for a known conclusion
Mathematics by
Irving Adler(
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9 editions published between 1961 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An introduction to the science of numbers and space, discussing basic concepts, and including an introduction to computer programming, mathematical games, and activities
9 editions published between 1961 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An introduction to the science of numbers and space, discussing basic concepts, and including an introduction to computer programming, mathematical games, and activities
The sun and its family by
Irving Adler(
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15 editions published between 1958 and 1969 in English and German and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Surveys the systems of thought that led man to understand the nature of the earth and other planets in the solar system
15 editions published between 1958 and 1969 in English and German and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Surveys the systems of thought that led man to understand the nature of the earth and other planets in the solar system
The elementary mathematics of the atom by
Irving Adler(
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13 editions published between 1965 and 1968 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Holograph & corrected typescript, corrected part carbon typescript, corrected galley proofs, page proof
13 editions published between 1965 and 1968 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Holograph & corrected typescript, corrected part carbon typescript, corrected galley proofs, page proof
Groups in the new mathematics; an elementary introduction to mathematical groups through familiar examples by
Irving Adler(
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13 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
13 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Magnets by
Irving Adler(
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7 editions published between 1965 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An introductory discussion of magnetism and the various kinds of magnets found in nature
7 editions published between 1965 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An introductory discussion of magnetism and the various kinds of magnets found in nature
The giant golden book of mathematics : exploring the world of numbers and space by
Irving Adler(
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17 editions published between 1960 and 1975 in 5 languages and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An explanation of the science of numbers and space, with simple demonstrations of arithmetic, algebra, trigonometry, mathematics in music and art, and including some tricks and games using numbers
17 editions published between 1960 and 1975 in 5 languages and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An explanation of the science of numbers and space, with simple demonstrations of arithmetic, algebra, trigonometry, mathematics in music and art, and including some tricks and games using numbers
Hot and cold by
Irving Adler(
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7 editions published between 1959 and 1975 in English and German and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Defines the properties and theories of heat and shows how scientists have learned to produce and measure extreme degrees of heat and cold
7 editions published between 1959 and 1975 in English and German and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Defines the properties and theories of heat and shows how scientists have learned to produce and measure extreme degrees of heat and cold
Color in your life by
Irving Adler(
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5 editions published between 1962 and 1967 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses reflection, diffraction, and polarization of light and the importance of color in nature and industry
5 editions published between 1962 and 1967 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses reflection, diffraction, and polarization of light and the importance of color in nature and industry
Numbers old and new by
Irving Adler(
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10 editions published between 1960 and 1971 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A "text on numbers and their implication, which starts with primitive methods of counting, discusses Roman numerology, and finally, the Arabic system. [The authors] explain the difference between even and odd numbers in geometric terms, and also show how various geometric theories have evolved ... A chapter on superstitions regarding numbers unearths interesting mathematical facts. A final section on numbers in nature and number tricks [is includes]."
10 editions published between 1960 and 1971 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A "text on numbers and their implication, which starts with primitive methods of counting, discusses Roman numerology, and finally, the Arabic system. [The authors] explain the difference between even and odd numbers in geometric terms, and also show how various geometric theories have evolved ... A chapter on superstitions regarding numbers unearths interesting mathematical facts. A final section on numbers in nature and number tricks [is includes]."
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Alternative Names
Adler, I.
Adler, I. 1913
Adler, I. 19132012
Adler, Irving
Adler, Irving, 19132012
Adler, J. 1913
Adler, J. 19132012
Irving Adler Amerikaans wiskundige (19132012)
Irving Adler amerykański matematyk, autor książek
Irving Robert
Irving Robert 19132012
אדלר, אירווינג
أرفينج آدلر، 19132012
ایروینگ ادلر
アドラー, I
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