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## Perspective

John Allen Paulos is a mathematician, best selling author, columnist, showman, and full professor at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Paulos is best known for his undying devotion to mathematics, addressing mathematical illiteracy, and using humor as a basis for mathematics.

The author has published numerous articles and books, many of which have garnered critical acclaim. Paulos' bibliography includes Innumeracy, Mathematical Illiteracy and its Consequences; A Mathematician Plays The Stock Market; Beyond Numeracy; A Mathematician Reads The Newspaper; Once Upon A Number; I Think, Therefore I Laugh; and IRRELIGION: A Mathematician Explains Why the Arguments for God Just Don't Add Up. Paulos is also a regular contributor to ABC.com with a column titled, "Who's Counting?"

Paulos holds a Ph.D. in Mathematics from the acclaimed University of Wisconsin-Madison and has taken his love of mathematics to the classroom and also making appearances at a wide number of...

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