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Number: The Language of Science

Tobias Dantzig
Publisher: 
Pi Press
Publication Date: 
2005
Number of Pages: 
396
Format: 
Hardcover
Price: 
23.95
ISBN: 
0-13-185627-8
Category: 
General
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The Basic Library List Committee strongly recommends this book for acquisition by undergraduate mathematics libraries.

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Preface to the First Edition.

1. Fingerprints.

2. The Empty Column.

3. Number-lore.

4. The Last Number.

5.Symbols.

6.The Unutterable.

7.This Flowing World.

8.The Art of Becoming.

9.Filling the Gaps.

10.The Domain of Number.

11.The Anatomy of the Infinite.

12.The Two Realities.

Appendix A. On the Recording of Numbers.

Appendix B. Topics in Integers.

Appendix C. On Roots and Radicals.

Appendix D.On Principles and Arguments.

Afterword.

Notes.

Further Readings.

Index.

Dummy View - NOT TO BE DELETED