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The Resource Naming infinity : a true story of religious mysticism and mathematical creativity, Loren Graham and Jean-Michel Kantor

Naming infinity : a true story of religious mysticism and mathematical creativity, Loren Graham and Jean-Michel Kantor

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Naming infinity : a true story of religious mysticism and mathematical creativity
Title
Naming infinity
Title remainder
a true story of religious mysticism and mathematical creativity
Statement of responsibility
Loren Graham and Jean-Michel Kantor
Title variation
True story of religious mysticism and mathematical creativity
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The intellectual drama will attract readers who are interested in mystical religion and the foundations of mathematics. The personal drama will attract readers who are interested in a human tragedy with characters who met their fates with exceptional courage--Freeman Dyson
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Graham, Loren R
Dewey number
510.947/0904
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA27.R8
LC item number
G73 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Kantor, Jean-Michel
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mathematics
  • Mysticism
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics
  • Set theory
  • MATHEMATICS
  • SCIENCE
  • Mathematics
  • Mysticism
  • Set theory
  • France
  • Russia (Federation)
  • Mengenlehre
  • Rationalität
  • Mystizismus
  • Frankreich
  • Russland
Label
Naming infinity : a true story of religious mysticism and mathematical creativity, Loren Graham and Jean-Michel Kantor
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 212-227) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Storming a monastery -- A crisis in mathematics -- The French trio: Borel, Lebesgue, Baire -- The Russian trio: Egorov, Luzin, Florensky -- Russian mathematics and mysticism -- The legendary Lusitania -- Fates of the Russian trio -- Lusitania and after -- The human in mathematics, then and now
Control code
651657407
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 239 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780674053915
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvjfbtfv
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)651657407
Label
Naming infinity : a true story of religious mysticism and mathematical creativity, Loren Graham and Jean-Michel Kantor
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 212-227) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Storming a monastery -- A crisis in mathematics -- The French trio: Borel, Lebesgue, Baire -- The Russian trio: Egorov, Luzin, Florensky -- Russian mathematics and mysticism -- The legendary Lusitania -- Fates of the Russian trio -- Lusitania and after -- The human in mathematics, then and now
Control code
651657407
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 239 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780674053915
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvjfbtfv
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)651657407

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