Joseph Mazur is an emeritus professor of mathematics at Marlboro College and the author of four other popular mathematics books, including the highly acclaimed Enlightening Symbols: A Short History of Mathematical Notation and Its Hidden Powers. Mazur lives in Marlboro, Vermont with his wife, Jennifer.
By Joseph Mazur
Read by Tim Andrés Pabon
The Math and Myth of Confidence
What are the chances?
"Mazur gently dashes icy water on our sense of wonder, patiently doing the math to explain multiple lottery winners, 'remarkable' accidental scientific discoveries and wrongheaded government policy." - Keith Blanchard, Wall Street Journal
Released March 21, 2017