### New books

#### by landonlehman

“To those of my colleagues who predict that computers will soon replace human mathematicians by virtue of their superior skill and reliability in proving theorems, I am inclined to respond that the goal of mathematics is to convert rigorous proofs to heuristics. The latter are, in turn, used to produce new rigorous proofs, a necessary input (but not the only one) for new heuristics.”

– Michael Harris, *Mathematics without Apologies: Portrait of a Problematic Vocation*, 2015

Also, a *Princeton Companion to Physics* is scheduled to come out in 2018, with Wilczek as editor. The *Princeton Companion to Mathematics* – edited by Gowers, is quite nice, so I will be anticipating the physics one.

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