New York : Four Walls Eight Windows, 2000.
258 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
QA9 .A236 2000
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-240) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Halle Ancient roots Kabbalah Galileo and Bolzano Berlin Squaring the circle The student The birth of set theory The first circle "I see it, but I don't believe it" Virulent opposition The transfinite numbers The continuum hypothesis Shakespeare and mental illness The axiom of choice Russell's paradox Marienbad The Viennese café The night of June 14-15, 1937 Leibniz, relativity, and the U.S. Constitution Cohen's proof and the future of set theory The infinite brightness of the chaluk.