John Allen Paulos
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==John Allen Paulos==  ==John Allen Paulos==  
−  '''John Allen Paulos''' (born July 4, 1945)is a professor of mathematics at  +  '''John Allen Paulos''' (born July 4, 1945)is a professor of mathematics at Temple University in Philadelphia. He grew up in Chicago and Milwaukee and received his Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of WisconsinMadison. His academic work is mainly in mathematical logic and probability theory. He has found acclaim in the publishing world for his various books on mathematical literacy, mathematics, humor, and logic. He writes a column, "Who's Counting" on ABCNews.com focusing on the mathematics involved in stories in the news. 
==Bibliography==  ==Bibliography==  
* ''Mathematics & Humor: A Study of the Logic of Humor'' (1980, University Of Chicago)isbn 9780226650241  * ''Mathematics & Humor: A Study of the Logic of Humor'' (1980, University Of Chicago)isbn 9780226650241  
* ''I Think Therefore I Laugh: The Flip Side of Philosophy'' (1985, Columbia University Press)isbn 9780231060318  * ''I Think Therefore I Laugh: The Flip Side of Philosophy'' (1985, Columbia University Press)isbn 9780231060318  
−  *  +  * ''Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and its Consequences'' (1989, Hill and Wang)isbn 9780670830084 
* ''Beyond Numeracy: Ruminations of a Numbers Man'' (1991, Knopf)isbn 9780394586403  * ''Beyond Numeracy: Ruminations of a Numbers Man'' (1991, Knopf)isbn 9780394586403  
* ''A Mathematician Reads the Newspaper'' (1995, Basic Books)isbn 9780465043620  * ''A Mathematician Reads the Newspaper'' (1995, Basic Books)isbn 9780465043620  
* ''Once Upon a Number: The Hidden Mathematical Logic of Stories'' (1998, Basic Books )9780465051588  * ''Once Upon a Number: The Hidden Mathematical Logic of Stories'' (1998, Basic Books )9780465051588  
* ''A Mathematician Plays the Stock Market'' (2003, Basic Books)isbn 9780465054800  * ''A Mathematician Plays the Stock Market'' (2003, Basic Books)isbn 9780465054800  
−  * [[Irreligion (  +  * [[Irreligion: A Mathematician Explains Why the Arguments for God Just Don't Add Up:(book)Irreligion: A Mathematician Explains Why the Arguments for God Just Don't Add Up]] (2007, Hill and Wang) isbn 9780809059195 
==External Links==  ==External Links==  
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Allen_Paulos]  *[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Allen_Paulos]  
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John Allen Paulos
John Allen Paulos (born July 4, 1945)is a professor of mathematics at Temple University in Philadelphia. He grew up in Chicago and Milwaukee and received his Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of WisconsinMadison. His academic work is mainly in mathematical logic and probability theory. He has found acclaim in the publishing world for his various books on mathematical literacy, mathematics, humor, and logic. He writes a column, "Who's Counting" on ABCNews.com focusing on the mathematics involved in stories in the news.
Bibliography
 Mathematics & Humor: A Study of the Logic of Humor (1980, University Of Chicago)isbn 9780226650241
 I Think Therefore I Laugh: The Flip Side of Philosophy (1985, Columbia University Press)isbn 9780231060318
 Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and its Consequences (1989, Hill and Wang)isbn 9780670830084
 Beyond Numeracy: Ruminations of a Numbers Man (1991, Knopf)isbn 9780394586403
 A Mathematician Reads the Newspaper (1995, Basic Books)isbn 9780465043620
 Once Upon a Number: The Hidden Mathematical Logic of Stories (1998, Basic Books )9780465051588
 A Mathematician Plays the Stock Market (2003, Basic Books)isbn 9780465054800
 Irreligion: A Mathematician Explains Why the Arguments for God Just Don't Add Up (2007, Hill and Wang) isbn 9780809059195
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