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Number: The Language of Science - Dantzig, Tobias, and Mazur, Joseph (Editor), and Mazur, Barry (Foreword by)

"Number" is an eloquent, accessible tour de force that reveals how the concept of number evolved from prehistoric times through the twentieth century. Tobias Dantzig shows that the development of mathfrom the invention of counting to the discovery of infinityis a profoundly human story that progressed by trying and erring, by groping and stumbling ...

Number: The Language of Science 2007, Plume Books

ISBN-13: 9780452288119

Trade paperback

Number: The Language of Science 2005, Dutton Books

ISBN-13: 9780131856271

5th edition


Number. the Language of Science 1967, Free Press

ISBN-13: 9780029069905

4th edition

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