Number by Tobias Dantzig

By Tobias Dantzig


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 math—from the invention of counting to the discovery of infinity—is a profoundly human story that progressed by “trying and erring, by groping and stumbling…


Published date: January 1, 1930
Type: Books
Genre: Science

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