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The Mystery of the Aleph: Mathematics, the Kabbalah, and the Search for Infinity (Revised edition)

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The Mystery of the Aleph: Mathematics, the Kabbalah, and the Search for Infinity - Aczel, Amir D, PhD
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From the end of the nineteenth century until his death, one of history's greatest mathematicians languished in an asylum, driven mad by an almost Faustian thirst for universal knowledge. THE MYSTERY OF THE ALEPH tells the story of Georg Cantor (1845-1918), a Russian born German whose work on the 'continuum problem' would bring us closer than any mathemetician before him in helping us to comprehend the nature of infinity. A respected mathematician himself, Dr. Aczel follows Cantor's life and traces the roots of his enigmatic ...

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The Mystery of the Aleph: Mathematics, the Kabbalah, and the Search for Infinity 2001, Washington Square Press

ISBN-13: 9780743422994

Revised edition

Trade paperback

The Mystery of the Aleph: Mathematics, the Kabbalah, and the Search for Infinity 2000, Basic Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781568581057

Hardcover