Keith Devlin

Keith Devlin

Keith J. Devlin is an English mathematician and writer. He currently is Executive Director of Stanford University's Center for the Study of Language and Information and a Consulting Professor of mathematics at Stanford.

In addition, he is a commentator on National Public Radio's Weekend Edition Saturday, where he is known as "The Math Guy." [ [ Archive of The Math Guy series from NPR's Weekend Edition] accessed 2007-Nov-09]

As of 2004, he is the author of 24 books. Several of his books are aimed at an audience of the general public, as opposed to much academic work.

List of books (partial)

*cite book |last=Devlin |first=Keith |coauthors=Gary Lorden |title=The Numbers Behind NUMB3RS: Solving Crime with Mathematics |year=2007 |publisher=Plume |isbn=0452288576
*cite book |last=Devlin |first=Keith |title=The Math Instinct: Why You're a Mathematical Genius (Along with Lobsters, Birds, Cats, and Dogs) |year=2006 |publisher=Thunder's Mouth Press |isbn=156025839X
*cite book |last=Devlin |first=Keith |title=The Millennium Problems: the Seven Greatest Unsolved Mathematical Puzzles of Our Time |year=2002 |publisher= Basic Books|isbn=0465017304
*cite book |last=Devlin |first=Keith |title=The Math Gene: How Mathematical Thinking Evolved and Why Numbers Are Like Gossip |year=2000 |publisher= Basic Books|isbn=0465016197
*cite book |last=Devlin |first=Keith |title=Mathematics: The New Golden Age |year=1999 |publisher=Columbia University Press |isbn=023111639X
*cite book |last=Devlin |first=Keith |title=The Language of Mathematics: Making the Invisible Visible |year=1998 |publisher=Holt Paperbacks|isbn=0805072543
*cite book |last=Devlin |first=Keith |title=Mathematics: The Science of Patterns |year=1996 |publisher=Holt Paperbacks|isbn=0805073442
*cite book |last=Devlin |first=Keith |title=The Joy of Sets: Fundamentals of Contemporary Set Theory |year=1993 |publisher=Springer |isbn=0387940944
*cite book |last=Devlin |first=Keith |title=Logic and Information |year=1991 |publisher=Cambridge University Press|isbn=0521499712
*cite book |last=Devlin |first=Keith |title=Constructibility |year=1984 |publisher=Springer |isbn=3540132589


External links

* [ Devlin's website at Stanford]
* [ Devlin's Angle] - Column at the Mathematical Association of America
* [ Radio interview] on Philosophy Talk

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