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The infinite

Author: A W Moore
Publisher: London : Routledge, 1991.
Series: Problems of philosophy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An historical study of the infinite, covering all its aspects, from the mathematical to the mystical. Moore discusses not only Aristotle and Zeno, but also Cantor, G del and Wittgenstein, and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: A W Moore
ISBN: 0415070481 9780415070485 0415033071 9780415033077
OCLC Number: 59809291
Description: xii, 268 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: History 1. Early Greek thought 2. Aristotle 3. Medieval and Renaissance thought 4. The Calculus 5. The Rationalists and the Empiricists 6. Kant 7. Post-Kantian Metaphysics of the Infinite 8. The Mathematics of the Infinite, and the impact of Cantor Reactions Part 2: Infinity Assessed 10. Transfinite Mathematics 11. The Lowenheim-Skolem Theorem 12. Godel's Theorem 13. Saying and Showing 14. Infinity assessed. The History re-assessed 15. Human Finitude.
Series Title: Problems of philosophy.
Responsibility: A.W. Moore.

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