Subjects Freshman Year Reading African American Studies African Studies American Studies Anthropology Art, Film, Music and Architecture Asian Studies Business and Economics Criminology Education Environmental Studies Foreign Language Instructional Materials Gender Studies History Irish Studies Jewish Studies Latin American & Caribbean Studies Law and Legal Studies Literature and Drama Literature in Spanish Media Issues, Journalism and Communication Middle East Studies Native American Studies Philosophy Political Science Psychology Reference Religion Russian and Eastern European Studies Science and Mathematics Sociology Study Aids


E-Newsletters: Click here to be notified of new titles in your field
Click here to request Desk/Exam copies
Freshman Year Reading
View Our Award Winners
Click here to view our Catalogs
David Berlinski
David Berlinski Enlarge Photo

Photo © Nicolas DeSciose

  • About this Author
author spotlight

David Berlinski received a B.A. from Columbia University and a Ph.D. from Princeton University. He has taught mathematics and philosophy at universities in the United States and France, and currently lives in Paris.

author bookshelf
Sort: Date  Format  Price  Title

Exam Copy
Infinite Ascent
A Short History of Mathematics
Written by David Berlinski


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: January 8, 2008
Price: $14.00

In Infinite Ascent, David Berlinski, the acclaimed author of The Advent of the Algorithm, A Tour of the Calculus, and Newton’s Gift, tells the story of mathematics, bringing to life with wit, elegance, and deep insight a 2,500-year-long intellectual adventure.

Berlinski focuses on the ten most important breakthroughs in mathematical history–and the... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Infinite Ascent
A Short History of Mathematics
Written by David Berlinski


Format: eBook, 224 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: August 17, 2011
Price: $9.99

Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.

Exam Copy
One, Two, Three
Absolutely Elementary Mathematics
Written by David Berlinski


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 1, 2012
Price: $15.00

The acclaimed author of A Tour of the Calculus and The Infinite Ascent offers an enlightening and enthralling tour of the basics of mathematics, and reveals a world of fascination in fundamental mathematical ideas.

One, Two, Three is David Berlinski’s captivating exploration of the foundation of mathematics, its fundamental ideas, and why... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.

One, Two, Three
Absolutely Elementary Mathematics
Written by David Berlinski


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 10, 2011
Price: $13.99

Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.

Exam Copy
A Tour of the Calculus

Written by David Berlinski


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 28, 1997
Price: $16.95

Were it not for the calculus, mathematicians would have no way to describe the acceleration of a motorcycle or the effect of gravity on thrown balls and distant planets, or to prove that a man could cross a room and eventually touch the opposite wall. Just how calculus makes these things... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

A Tour of the Calculus

Written by David Berlinski


Format: eBook, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 27, 2011
Price: $13.99

Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Page 1 of 1