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

作者: Brian Clegg
出版商: 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  再讀一些...
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ISBN: 1841196509 9781841196503
OCLC系統控制編碼: 52456407
描述: 255 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
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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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