Infinity: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)

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  • ISBN: B06XH3GY44
  • Author: Ian Stewart
  • Publisher: OUP Oxford
  • Genre: Professional & Technical
  • Date: 13 March 2017
  • Pages: 144
  • Language: English

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Synopsis

Infinity is an intriguing topic, with connections to religion, philosophy, metaphysics, logic, and physics as well as mathematics. Its history goes back to ancient times, with especially important contributions from Euclid, Aristotle, Eudoxus, and Archimedes. The infinitely large (infinite) is intimately related to the infinitely …