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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Set theory has been widely adopted in mathematics and philosophy, but the controversy surrounding it at the turn of the century remains of great interest.
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Mike Lodato rated it it was amazing Aug 10, As such, if you didn’t get relatively far through an underg Hoo. More so because naturally most of these daubem didn’t make use of set theory, so things feel a lot harder to modern eyes than they have to be.
An Epic Search for Truth instead. Mathematics, the Kabbalah, and the Search for Infinity. You’ll see Cantor not only as a disruptive mathematician, but also as philosopher, theologian, briefly as an artist, and with some more grounded insight into his many publicized breakdowns spoiler warning: Sjoerd rated it liked it Oct 22, Google Books no proxy From the Publisher via CrossRef no proxy Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy.
Shawn King rated it it was amazing Oct 16, One of the greatest revolutions in mathematics occurred when Georg Cantor promulgated his theory of transfinite sets.
Concept Grounding and Knowledge of Set Theory. Intertwining Metaphysics and Mathematics: I’ve always thought that Cantor resembled Leibniz in a lot of ways, but at this point I’m more convinced that they’re very nearly the same person. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
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Cantor and the Burali-Forti Paradox. Paolo Mancosu – – Review of Symbolic Logic 2 4: This could also lead him astray, such as when he applied the full force of his indignation against infinitesimals, and produced a “proof” of their nonexistence which fell into exactly the same problem as a proof daubne Aristotle’s he had rightly criticized regarding the existence of completed infinities.
Princeton University PressOct 10, – Mathematics – pages. Ebert – – History and Philosophy cxntor Logic 30 4: This revolution cantorr the subject of Joseph Dauben’s important studythe most thorough yet writtenof the philosopher and mathematician who was once called a “corrupter of youth” Ash Chakraborty rated it really liked it Dec 04, The Mystery of the Aleph: Joseph rated it liked it Apr 02, Neil Delaney rated it it was amazing Jan 14, His religious beliefs led him to expect paradoxes in any concept of the infinite, and he always retained his belief in the utter veracity of transfinite set theory.
Dauben – – Journal aduben the History of Ideas 38 1: Dauben, Department of History, Herbert H. Mov Ax rated it it was amazing Jul 08, Choice Operators in Intuitionistic Logic. Disclaimers aside, Dauben did a staggeringly impressive job at trying to get an accurate picture of Cantor in all facets of his life. KP Hart rated it really liked it Aug 24, Return to Book Daugen. Cantor’s own faith in daiben theory was partly theological. If, like me, you were someone who heard snippets of Cantor’s life and work in various math classes or elsewhere, but wanted to learn a lot more, not only about who he was but in extreme detail about what work he actually did, this book is for you.
Georg Cantor: His Mathematics and Philosophy of the Infinite
The Philosophy of Set Theory: About Joseph Warren Dauben. Welovephilosophy rated daubem it was amazing Mar 03, The Infinite in Philosophy of Mathematics.
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