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The mystery of the aleph : mathematics, the kabbalah, and the search for infinity

Author: Amir D Aczel
Publisher: New York, NY : Pocket Books, [2001]
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Named Person: Georg Cantor; Georg Cantor; Georg Cantor
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amir D Aczel
ISBN: 0743422996 9780743422994
OCLC Number: 47839955
Notes: Previously published: New York : Four Walls Eight Windows, 2000.
Description: 258 pages : illustrations, portrait ; 22 cm
Contents: Halle --
Ancient roots --
Kabbalah --
Galileo and Bolzano --
Berlin --
Squaring the circle --
The student --
The birth of set theory --
The first circle --
"I see it, but I don't believe it" --
Virulent opposition --
The transfinite numbers --
The continuum hypothesis --
Shakespeare and mental illness --
The axiom of choice --
Russell's paradox --
Marienbad --
The Viennese café --
The night of June 14-15, 1937 --
Leibniz, relativity, and the U.S. Constitution --
Cohen's proof and the future of set theory --
The infinite brightness of the chaluk.
Responsibility: Amir D. Aczel.

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