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A critical view of Phi, tracing mathematics from the pyramids to now. Particular attention is paid to Fibonacci numbers and Phi, both in natural occurrences such as patterns in the... Read morePublished on Jan. 16 2009 by Lee Dale
The big problem with this book is it seems to exist only to debunk. It tends to debunk in a Matrin Gardner-ish manner, by stating only some of the facts about a subject, then... Read morePublished on March 27 2004 by Eugene Nielsen
What a depressing book this turned out to be. I thought a book about the "golden section" would have been interesting but in the hands of Mario Livio it is pure pain. Read morePublished on March 15 2004 by Thomas Paul
Without a doubt, The Golden Ratio is the definitive book on the subject of Phi, and one of the best popular science/math books ever.Published on March 2 2004
I bought this book expecting to learn something about phi (mathematically). But it is not up to par. Read morePublished on Feb. 22 2004 by rhw001