Links to a few choice essays on mathematics, teaching math, and the philosophy of math can be found below.

If you are interested in these and other writers, check out our Math News and Media page. If you have a suggestion to add to this page, please contact us.

The opinions expressed in external websites are those of the authors of those sites and do not necessarily reflect the positions of the City University of New York or the CUNYMath Oversight Committee.

**David Aldous**- The top ten things that math probability says about the real world (April 2008)
- Non-technical books relating to Probability

**Keith Devlin**- What does “DOING MATH” mean? (April 2005)
- introducing Paul Lockhart’s A Mathematician’s Lament (March 2008)
- It Ain’t No Repeated Addition (June 2008)…
- … and its follow-up, It’s Still Not Repeated Addition (July-August 2008)

**Martin Gardner**- selections from the essay compilation
*The Night is Large*are available on Google Books

- selections from the essay compilation
**Douglas Hofstadter**- selections from the essay collection
*Metamagical Themas*(1996) are available on Google Books

- selections from the essay collection
**Morris Kline**- selections from the book
*Mathematics for the Nonmathematician*(1985) are available on Google Books

- selections from the book
**John Allen Paulos**- Who’s Counting: The Monty Hall Problem (December 2006)
- How to Find a Trend When None Exists (August 2001)
- The spice of life (randomness) (February 2005)

**Eugene Wigner**