A Mathematician’s Lament

Paul Lockhart

A Mathematician’s Lament by Paul Lockhart is a beautiful book that goes beyond just a math book; it’s an inspiring read for educators, parents, and teachers alike. A talented mathematician, Lockhart offers his take on the beauty of mathematics tucked away in the endless formulas and procedures that have become subconsciously accepted.

As he grieves over what he sees as a deep sorrow in current math education, Lockhart recreates an impressive picture of how mathematicians should be exploring deeper creativity and beauty. A Mathematician’s Lament offers those seeking to unlock their mathematical potential an exhilarating journey through creative problem-solving.