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Infinity / by Lilian R. Lieber ; with drawings by Hugh Gray Lieber.

Other records:
Author/Creator:
Lieber, Lillian R. (Lillian Rosanoff), 1886-1986.
Publication:
New York : Rinehart, 1953.
Format/Description:
Book
359 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Subjects:
Infinite.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York.
Contents:
Our good friend sam
Infinity in the physical world
Inifinity in mathematics
More about "potential" inifinity
Non-euclidean geometries
"Actual" infinity
"Actual" infinity continued
Still greater "actual" infinity
Continuum of real numbers
How to go from 0 to c
Operations on transfinites
Higher dimensions
Hierarchy of infinites
Brief summary
Is it legitimate?
Some very interesting infinite sets
Applications: zeno et al
Calculus of newton and leibnitz
Calculus of newton and leibnitz cont.
Areas
Fundamental theorem of the integral calculus
Modern integration
Modern integration cont.
Concluding chapter on modern integration
Paradoxes
Paradoxes in the theory of transfinites and how theyhave been conquered
Moral.
Local notes:
Penn Libraries Zinman copy has dust jacket.
Penn Provenance:
Zinman, Michael (donor) (Zinman copy)
Penn Chronology:
1953
Contains:
Zinman Atomic Energy Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Other format:
Online version: Lieber, Lillian R. (Lillian Rosanoff), 1886-1986. Infinity.
OCLC:
964418
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