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The Resource What is a number? : mathematical concepts and their origins, Robert Tubbs

What is a number? : mathematical concepts and their origins, Robert Tubbs

Label
What is a number? : mathematical concepts and their origins
Title
What is a number?
Title remainder
mathematical concepts and their origins
Statement of responsibility
Robert Tubbs
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tubbs, Robert
Dewey number
510.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA8.4
LC item number
.T83 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mathematics
  • Logic, Symbolic and mathematical
  • Mathematics
Label
What is a number? : mathematical concepts and their origins, Robert Tubbs
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
31223088010419
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [281]-290) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Mysticism, number, and geometry : an introduction to Pythagoreanism -- The Elgin Marbles and Plato's geometric chemistry -- An introduction to infinity -- The flat Earth and the spherical sky -- Theology, logic, and questions about angels -- Time, infinity, and incommensurability -- Medieval theories of vision and the discovery of space -- The shape of space and the fourth dimension -- What is a number? -- The dual nature of points and lines -- Modern mathematical infinity -- Elegance and truth
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 305 p.
Isbn
9780801890178
Isbn Type
(hardcover : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2008013745
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 215175531
  • (OCoLC)215175531
Label
What is a number? : mathematical concepts and their origins, Robert Tubbs
Link
Publication
Bar code
31223088010419
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [281]-290) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Mysticism, number, and geometry : an introduction to Pythagoreanism -- The Elgin Marbles and Plato's geometric chemistry -- An introduction to infinity -- The flat Earth and the spherical sky -- Theology, logic, and questions about angels -- Time, infinity, and incommensurability -- Medieval theories of vision and the discovery of space -- The shape of space and the fourth dimension -- What is a number? -- The dual nature of points and lines -- Modern mathematical infinity -- Elegance and truth
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 305 p.
Isbn
9780801890178
Isbn Type
(hardcover : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2008013745
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 215175531
  • (OCoLC)215175531

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