The Joy of Thinking New

Fun, joy, pleasure, aesthetics, intrigue, beauty, richness, texture, power, and life are words not normally associated with mathematics. However in this course, mathematics becomes an artistic and creative realm that contains some of the greatest ideas of human history-ideas that have shaped cultures. Each lesson will develop ideas by starting from commonplace observations and building from there. Mathematical thinking leads not only to insights about our everyday lives and everyday world, but also points us to worlds far beyond our own. One of the joys of life comes from playing with ideas that are not bounded by mere reality. There is no reason why our minds cannot go where no mind has gone before and live to tell the exciting tale. A mathematical point of view can take us far and bring us back home with a new perspective on everything.

Dates:September 11 - December 4, 2017
Meets:M from 11:00 AM to 12:45 PM, 13 sessions
Location:UNLV Paradise Campus (PAR) Room 401
Instructor:Jennifer Neeman
Fee: $0.00

OLLI at UNLV Classes will not be held on the following dates: Friday, October 27th- Nevada Day; Friday, November 10th- Observance of Veteran's Day; Thursday, November 23rd- Thanksgiving Day; and Friday, November 24th- Family Day

Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact our office to find out if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.

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