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Naming Infinity: A True Story of Religious Mysticism and Mathematical Creativity

Loren Graham and Jean-Michel Kantor
Format
Book
Published
Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2009.
Language
English
ISBN
9780674032934 (alk. paper), 0674032934 (alk. paper)
Contents
  • Storming a monastery
  • A crisis in mathematics
  • The French trio: Borel, Lebesgue, Baire
  • The Russian trio: Egorov, Luzin, Florensky
  • Russian mathematics and mysticism
  • The legendary Lusitania
  • Fates of the Russian trio
  • Lusitania and after
  • The human in mathematics, then and now.
Description
x, 239 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 212-227) and index.
Technical Details
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