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A Certain Ambiguity: A Mathematical Novel - Suri, Gaurav, and Bal, Hartosh Singh
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While taking a class on infinity at Stanford in the late 1980s, Ravi Kapoor discovers that he is confronting the same mathematical and philosophical dilemmas that his mathematician grandfather had faced many decades earlier--and that had landed him in jail. Charged under an obscure blasphemy law in a small New Jersey town in 1919, Vijay Sahni is challenged by a skeptical judge to defend his belief that the certainty of mathematics can be extended to all human knowledge--including religion. Together, the two men discover the ...

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A Certain Ambiguity: A Mathematical Novel 2010, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691146010

Revised edition

Trade paperback

A Certain Ambiguity: A Mathematical Novel 2007, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691127095

Hardcover