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The infinite! No other question has ever moved so profoundly the spirit of man; no other idea has so fruitfully stimulated his intellect; yet no other concept stands. To Infinity and Beyond. Eli Maor. To Infinity and Beyond A Cultural History of the Infinite. With Illustrations and 6 Color Plates. Birkhauser BostonĀ· BaselĀ·. To Infinity and Beyond: A Cultural History of the Infinite, Eli Maor. (reprint of Birkhauser edition) pp., illustrations, paper $ ISBN.

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A Cultural History of the Infinite” explores the idea of infinity in mathematics and art through the use of the illustrations of the Dutch artist M. The Story of a Number.

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To Infinity and Beyond: A Cultural History of the Infinite by Eli Maor

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In organization and character this earlier work of Maor’s foreshadows the better edited Princeton published “e: To Infinity and Beyond: My library Help Advanced Book Search. It is a good story of how infinity has been treated throughout history. Other editions – View all To Infinity and Beyond: His prime example is the thriving WELL system, which hosts a wide spectrum of discussion topics.

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To Infinity and Beyond: A Cultural History of the Infinite

Escher; from the ornamental designs of the Moslems, to the sage Giordano Bruno, whose belief in an infinite universe led to his death at the hands of the Inquisition.

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