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A King of Infinite Space

by Allen M. Steele

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  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Harper Prism .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages424
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7287161M
ISBN 100061057568
ISBN 109780061057564

  The King of Infinite Space Euclid and His Elements (Book): Berlinski, David: Baker & TaylorExplores the origins and critical legacy of Euclid's influential book, The Elements, while demonstrating how scientists and thinkers throughout history have relied on his axiomatic system to shape human understanding of the s PublishingGeometry defines the . Geometry defines the world around us, helping us make sense of everything from architecture to military science to fashion. And for over two thousand years, geometry has been equated with Euclid's Elements, arguably the most influential book in the history of mathematics In The King of Infinite Space, renowned mathematics writer David Berlinski provides a concise homage to Brand: Basic Books.

Geometry defines the world around us, helping us make sense of everything from architecture to military science to fashion. And for over two thousand years, geometry has been equated with Euclid’s Elements, arguably the most influential book in the history of mathematics In The King of Infinite Space, renowned mathematics writer David Berlinski provides a concise homage to .   [1] David Berlinski, The King of Infinite Space. Euclid and his Elements. Basic Books. pp. ISBN: More on Euclid to follow later. * * * * * * Peter Lynch’s book about walking around the coastal counties of Ireland is now available as an ebook (at a very low price!).

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