The Mathematics of Infinity: A Guide to Great Ideas

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"Writing with clear knowledge and affection for the subject, the author introduces and explores infinite sets, infinite cardinals, and ordinals, thus challenging the readers' intuitive beliefs about infinity. Requiring little mathematical training and a healthy curiosity, the book presents a user-friendly approach to ideas involving the infinite. Readers will discover the main ideas of infinite cardinals and ordinal numbers without experiencing in-depth mathematical rigor. Classic arguments and illustrative examples are ...

The Mathematics of Infinity: A Guide to Great Ideas 2012, John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, NJ

ISBN-13: 9781118204481

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The Mathematics of Infinity: A Guide to Great Ideas 2006, Wiley-Interscience, Hoboken, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780471794325

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