Welcome to the Lockhart Reading group
This is a blog dedicated to exploring the beauty of mathematics. We will be doing this in a somewhat unconventional way—this blog will house a conversation about the book, Measurement, by Paul Lockhart. The conversation is open to anyone. Initially, 30 people ranging in age from 14 to 55, from all around the world and a variety of mathematical backgrounds will try to learn together by reading this fascinating book.
Perhaps it is best to begin with some short introductions. If you’re planning on engaging this conversation, please add a short comment telling us a little bit about yourself. Who you are (at least your first name), where you’re from, and in a couple of sentences, why you’re interested in learning more about the beauty of math.
I’ll also let the book’s author, Paul Lockhart, give you a sense of where we’re going.