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Everything and more : Cantor & Zeno & mathematics & infinity

Author: David Foster Wallace
Publisher: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Exploring the history of one of math's most enduring puzzles, this book deals with the seemingly paradoxical nature of infinity. Is infinity a valid mathematical property or a meaningless abstraction?  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Foster Wallace
ISBN: 0297645676 9780297645672
OCLC Number: 52695513
Description: 320 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: David Foster Wallace.

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"The tics and pleasures of his prose are all present and correct." TIME OUT "There aren't many books about mathematics that will have you laughing out loud, but this is one of them. It's a great Read more...

 
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