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A brief history of infinity : the quest to think the unthinkable

Autor Brian Clegg
Vydavatel: London : Robinson, 2003.
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Infinity is a concept that fascinates everyone from a seven-year-old child to a maths professor. So remarkable and strange is it that contemplating it has driven at least two great mathematicians over the edge into insanity. Where did the concept of infinity come from? Who were the people who originally defined and later refined this paradoxical quantity? Why is infinity, a concept we can never experience or truly  Přečíst více...
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Všichni autoři/tvůrci: Brian Clegg
ISBN: 1841196509 9781841196503
OCLC číslo: 52456407
Popis: 255 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Odpovědnost: Brian Clegg.

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Review of A brief history of infinity: the quest to think the unthinkable by Brian Clegg.

CITATION: Clegg, Brian (2002). A brief history of infinity: the quest to think the unthinkable. London: Robinson.

Reviewer: Dr W. P. Palmer.

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