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I'm studying mathematics through three books:

I have also some invitations to mathematics which present a different perspective: Some introduce mathematics through combinatorics, some introduce mathematics through set theory, etc.

Are there introductions to mathematics through physics?

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Your question is kind of confusing. Combinatorics and set theory are parts of mathematics, so what do you really mean by "introducing mathematics through combinatorics/set theory"? –  Mercy Jul 9 '12 at 16:07
    
It's made to introduce mathematics, but it will take you to a specific field, in the case: Combinatorics and Set Theory. Mathematics introductions could leave you in a broad range of fields. –  Vladimir Putin Jul 9 '12 at 16:10
    
Still confusing! –  Mercy Jul 9 '12 at 16:11
    
I have nothing to say. –  Vladimir Putin Jul 9 '12 at 16:14
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A Primer of Infinitesimal Analysis, John L Bell. –  mistermarko Jul 30 at 16:35

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The books you mentioned are not really introductions to mathematics through that topic. Rather the topic itself is a branch of mathematics; for example, calculus. Physics uses much mathematics, and much mathematics is motivated by physical problems; for example, differential equations. Some universities have undergraduate math syllabuses that cover a lot of physics; for example, Cambridge. For a good overview of undergraduate physics with lots of mathematical material, you may see The Feynman Lectures on Physics by Nobel prize winner Richard Feynman.

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This seems to be incredible! Thanks. –  Vladimir Putin Aug 20 '12 at 4:02

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