February 2, 2006
Dr. Marty Lewinter
Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science, Purchase College
in a lively conversation
as part of Ayn Rand 101
and Western Civ.
Marty Lewinter spoke at Junto this August on The History of Mathematics: Five thousand years of cleverness. He's a professor of mathematics and computer science at Purchase College
(SUNY), where he also teaches Culture and Society in the
He's a guitarist, poet, composer for small string and
reed ensembles, Objectivist and benevolent. Plus he gives Junto's newsletter its Joke of the Month.
Dr. Lewinter is a professor of mathematics and computer science at Purchase College (SUNY). He's the author of The Saga of Mathematics: A Brief History with William Widulski and of A Friendly Introduction to Graph Theory with Fred Buckley.
He's published over 65 journal articles, mostly in combinatorics and graph theory.
Dr. Lewinter has a contagious passion for mathematics. He lectures at many high schools, colleges, and civic organizations.
He composes neo-tonal classical music for small string and reed ensembles and for classical guitar, which he plays.
His mathematics PhD is from CUNY and music MFA is from Purchase College.