Jerry Farlow

Biography

Stanley (Jerry) Farlow is a former Lieutenant Commander in the Public Health Service, who after resigning his commission, moved to academia where he carried out mathematical research and taught university mathematics for 50 years. Dr. Farlow has written dozens of mathematical textbooks and has an extraordinary flair for bringing mathematics to the general public in a humorous, entertaining, yet educational manner. His books weave an eclectic tapestry of musings on everything from satire, humor, rants, philosophy, math education, and more.

Books

Professor Pickle and the Omicron Affair
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,350. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Educational, Essay » Literature
Professor Pickle and the Omicron Affair is an eclectic, humorous collection of unusual musings, essays and dissertations related to mathematics, math ed, math philosophy and sundry corners of mathematics, written by a professional mathematician and well-known textbook author who has taught university mathematics for over 50 years.
The Girl Who Ate Equations for Breakfast
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,640. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Educational, Essay » Literature
The Girl Who Ate Equations for Breakfast is an eclectic, humorous collection of unusual musings, essays and dissertations related to mathematics, math ed, math philosophy and sundry corners of mathematics, written by a professional mathematician and well-known textbook author who has taught university mathematics for over 50 years.
Ten Reasons for Not Naming Your Cat Calculus
You set the price! Words: 22,270. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2016. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Fiction » Educational
Ten Reasons for Not Naming Your Cat Calculus is a humorous collection of musings, essays and dissertations about mathematics, math ed, math philosophy and various areas of mathematics written by a well-known textbook author who has taught university mathematics for 50 years.

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