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Author Graham, Loren R.

Title Naming infinity [electronic resource] : a true story of religious mysticism and mathematical creativity / Loren Graham and Jean-Michel Kantor.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2009.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description x, 239 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 212-227) and index.
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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Mathematics -- Russia (Federation) -- Religious aspects.
Mysticism -- Russia (Federation)
Mathematics -- Russia (Federation) -- Philosophy.
Mathematics -- France -- Religious aspects.
Mathematics -- France -- Philosophy.
Set theory.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Kantor, Jean-Michel.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780674032934 (alk. paper)
0674032934 (alk. paper)

 
    
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