skip to content
In search of infinity Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

In search of infinity

Author: N I︠A︡ Vilenkin
Publisher: Boston : Birkhäuser, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:

The concept of infinity has been for hundreds of years one of the most fascinating and elusive ideas to tantalize the minds of scholars. This book presents an account of the roads followed by human  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Vilenkin, N. I︠A︡. (Naum I︠A︡kovlevich)
In search of infinity.
Boston : Birkhäuser, c1995
(OCoLC)682378682
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: N I︠A︡ Vilenkin
ISBN: 0817638199 9780817638191 3764338199 9783764338190
OCLC Number: 32856116
Language Note: Translted from the Russian by Abe Shenitzer.
Description: 145 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Infinity and the universe --
The mysteries of infinite sets --
Remarkable functions and curves, or a stroll through a mathematical hall of wonders --
In search of the absolute.
Other Titles: V poiskakh beskonechnosti.
Responsibility: N. Ya. Vilenkin ; translated by Abe Shenitzer, with the editorial assistance of Hardy Grant and Stefan Mykytiuk.
More information:

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"In fewer than 150 pages Vilenkin has packed a whole course on infinity: its history, philosophy, and mathematical theory. Abe Shenitzer's translation is very smooth and natural... When fractals have Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(2)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/32856116>
library:oclcnum"32856116"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/32856116>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:copyrightYear"1995"
schema:creator
<http://viaf.org/viaf/2561165>
rdf:typeschema:Person
schema:familyName"Vilenkin"
schema:givenName"N. I︠A︡"
schema:name"Vilenkin, N. I︠A︡. (Naum I︠A︡kovlevich)"
schema:datePublished"1995"
schema:description"Infinity and the universe -- The mysteries of infinite sets -- Remarkable functions and curves, or a stroll through a mathematical hall of wonders -- In search of the absolute."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/4628924>
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"In search of infinity"@en
schema:numberOfPages"145"
schema:publisher
schema:url
schema:workExample
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.