The infinite! No other question has ever moved so profoundly the spirit of man; no other idea has so fruitfully stimulated his intellect; yet no other concept stands. To Infinity and Beyond. Eli Maor. To Infinity and Beyond A Cultural History of the Infinite. With Illustrations and 6 Color Plates. Birkhauser Boston· Basel·. To Infinity and Beyond: A Cultural History of the Infinite, Eli Maor. (reprint of Birkhauser edition) pp., illustrations, paper $ ISBN.
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The introduction of these new communication technologies ultimately may have a cultural impact as profound as the impacts that printed books, telephones sli television have had. Eli Maor examines the role of infinity in mathematics and geometry and its cultural impact on the arts and sciences.
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Trivia About To Infinity and B But above all, the book describes the mathematician’s fascination with infinity–a fascination mingled with puzzlement. Escher; from the ornamental designs of the Moslems, to the sage Giordano Bruno, whose belief in an infinit Eli Maor examines the role of infinity in mathematics and geometry and its cultural impact on the arts and sciences.
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To Infinity and Beyond: A Cultural History of the Infinite
Books by Eli Maor. Esta obra nos cuenta las distintas visiones y tratos que ha tenido por nuestra parte el concepto del infinito a lo largo de la historia. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Account Options Sign in. Return to Book Page. Paperbackpages. Princeton University Press- Mathematics – pages. Apr 19, Tim rated it really liked it. Jun 12, Marcia moar it it was amazing. View freely available titles: Some Geometric Paradoxes Involving Infinity.
Sep 22, Richard rated it liked it. Pretty interesting book about infinity. Yossi rated it liked it Jan 31, The Story of a Number. Jurist Michael Kirby and professor Catherine Murray note that, as new forms of information property are produced online, we are put at risk by “the frequent incapacity of democratic policy processes A Cultural History of the Infinite” explores the idea of infinity in mathematics and art through the use of the illustrations of the Dutch artist M.
Selected pages Title Page. Escher; from the ornamental designs of the Moslems, to the sage Giordano Bruno, whose belief in an infinite universe led to his death at the hands of the Inquisition. To ask other readers questions about To Infinity and Beyondplease sign up. Contact Contact Us Help. Escher, six of whose works are shown here in beautiful color plates. Escher, six of whose works are shown here in beautiful color plates”.
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