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|1||The Golden Knot in the Golden Thread||1|
|2||Nothing, Intricately Drawn Nowhere||16|
|3||The Inexhaustible Storehouse||30|
|4||A Number for Every Point on the Line||46|
|5||Journey That Begins at O||60|
|6||How Big? How Steep? How Fast?||78|
|7||How Many Numbers Are Enough?||97|
|8||Enchanted Realm, Where Thought Is Double||115|
|9||The Possibility of Impossibility||133|
|10||Euclid Not Alone||148|
|11||Worlds We Make||163|
|12||Where Is In and Where Is Out?||174|
|13||What a Geometry IS||188|
|14||Counting the Infinite||204|
|15||A Most Ingenious Paradox||226|
|16||The New Euclid||245|
|17||Of Truth Tables and Truths||258|
|18||Mathematics, the Inexhaustible||271|
Posted January 23, 2011
I really enjoyed this book. Just the right combination of survey level and detail, highlighting key theorems and directions in the primary branches of mathematics since Euclid.
This eBook version can be a little tough to read in spots since it was converted using OCR. Some diagrams are scanned images, but many equations are OCR'ed which makes them unintelligible. That's a shame. But, still, it's a great book.
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