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1. Mathematics and Logic by Mark Kac, Stanislaw M. Ulam  
Paperback: 192
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(19920501)
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Excellent overview by two outstanding mathematicians I found the historical and philosophical remarks very valuable, coming from authorities like these two men. Examples (slightly edited by me): The great analysts of the 18th and 19th centuries (e.g., Newton, Leibniz, Bernoulli, Euler, Lagrange ...) had an almost unerring instinct for presenting valid results and plausible proofs without a firm basis in formal systems and without strict adherence to standards of logical rigor... Mathematical intuition in the hands of people of genius has such a clarity and unity that it anticipates special formalisms. Mathematics is a science; it is also an art. The criteria of judgment in mathematics are always aesthetic, at least in part... One looks for `usefulness,' for `interest,' and also for `beauty.' Beauty is subjective, yet it is surprising that there is usually considerable agreement among mathematicians concerning aesthetic values. It is a distinctive feature of mathematics that it can operate effectively and efficiently without defining its objects. Points, straight lines and planes are not defined... One need not know what things are so long as one knows what statements about them one is allowed to make [the axioms]... Other statements involving these undefined words can then be deduced by logic alone. This permits geometry to be taught to a blind man and even to a computer!
A Classic of Popular Mathematics
Important and Useful but not Engaging The book requires somewhat serious mathematical thinking. A great strength of the book is the diverse mathematical concepts that it presents: homology groups, group theory, Turing machines, undecidability, Monte Carlo method.In a compact book, you learn a little about some important ideas in advanced mathematics. Important!! This book is not written to popularize its subject matter, so it is different and definitely less entertaining than most popular science books.
why math is interesting, written for laypeople Easy and lively reading, written for everyone.
A bargain indeed 
2. Basic Stochastic Processes: The Mark Kac Lectures by Reza Iranpour, Paul Chacon  
Hardcover: 256
Pages
(198801)
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3. Enigmas of Chance: An Autobiography by Mark Kac  
Paperback:
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(198705)
list price: US$12.00 Isbn: 0520059867 Canada  United Kingdom  Germany  France  Japan  
4. Integral Geometry and Geometric Probability by Luis A. Santaló  
Paperback: 404
Pages
(20021015)
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5. Some stochastic problems in physics and mathematics (Colloquium lectures in pure and applied science) by Mark Kac  
Hardcover: 189
Pages
(1956)
Asin: B0006AV9G8 Canada  United Kingdom  Germany  France  Japan  
6. Mathematics and Logic Retrospect and Prospects by Mark and Ulam, Stanislaw M. Kac  
Paperback:
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(1969)
Asin: B0033N7324 Canada  United Kingdom  Germany  France  Japan  
7. Topics in Functional Analysis: Essays Dedicated to M.G.Krein on the Occasion of His 70th Birthday (Advances in mathematics : Supplementary studies)  
Hardcover: 416
Pages
(19790305)
Isbn: 0122871502 Canada  United Kingdom  Germany  France  Japan  
8. Probability, Number Theory and Statistical Physics by Mark Kac  
Hardcover: 567
Pages
(19790215)
list price: US$65.00 Isbn: 0262110679 Canada  United Kingdom  Germany  France  Japan  
9. Discrete Thoughts: Essays on Mathematics, Science and Philosophy by Mark Kac, GianCarlo Rota, Jacob Schwartz  
Paperback: 264
Pages
(19930601)
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An enlightening book on mathematics 
10. Probability and Related Topics in Physical Sciences by Mark. Special Lectures by G.E. Uhlenbeck; A.R. Hibbs; Balth. van der Pol. Kac  
Hardcover: 266
Pages
(1959)
Asin: B000OK3YUO Average Customer Review: Canada  United Kingdom  Germany  France  Japan  
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A Classic in Statistical Physics 
11. Enigmas of Chance by Mark Kac  
Hardcover:
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(19851117)
Isbn: 0465019811 Average Customer Review: Canada  United Kingdom  Germany  France  Japan  
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It should not surprise anyone. . . 
12. Hearing the shape of a drum: Hearing the shape of a drum, Drumhead, Harmonic series(music), Mathematics, American Mathematical Monthly, HermannWeyl, Mark Kac, Helmholtz equation  
Paperback: 84
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(20091228)
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13. Mark Kac  
Paperback: 76
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(20100929)
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14. Conceptual Development of Statistical Mechanics: Conversations between George E. Uhlenbeck, Mark Kac, and Jagdish Mehra. by Jagdish (ed). Mehra  
Hardcover:
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(1973)
Asin: B000PCCA0Q Canada  United Kingdom  Germany  France  Japan  
15. ChauvenetPreisträger: Don Zagier, Cornelius Lanczos, ShiingShen Chern, Barry Mazur, Mark Kac, Günter M. Ziegler, Andrew Granville (German Edition)  
Paperback: 90
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(20101018)
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16. Contemporary Authors: Biography  Kac, Mark (19141984)  
Digital: 2
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17. Discrete Thoughts: Essays on Mathematics, Science and Philosophy (Modern Birkhäuser Classics) by Mark Kac, GianCarlo Rota, Jacob Schwartz  
Paperback: 264
Pages
(20080111)
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18. Statistical Independence by Mark Kac  
Paperback:
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(20090101)
Asin: B002OL0T5E Canada  United Kingdom  Germany  France  Japan  
19. Statistical Independence in Probability, Analysis and Number Theory (Number Twelve the Carus Mathematical Monographs) by Mark Kac  
Hardcover:
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(1959)
Asin: B000NV80BW Canada  United Kingdom  Germany  France  Japan  
20. Statistical Independence in Probability, Analysis and Number Theory by Mark Kac  
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(19720101)
Asin: B000HGGKWY Canada  United Kingdom  Germany  France  Japan  
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