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Understanding the infinite

Author: Shaughan Lavine
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1994.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shaughan Lavine
ISBN: 0674920961 9780674920965
OCLC Number: 29594608
Description: ix, 372 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: I. Introduction --
II. Infinity, Mathematics' Persistent Suitor --
III. Sets of Points --
IV. What Are Sets? --
V. The Axiomatization of Set Theory --
VI. Knowing the Infinite --
VII. Leaps of Faith --
VIII. From Here to Infinity --
IX. Extrapolations.
Responsibility: Shaughan Lavine.

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