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ISBN 9780415749770
Published June 9, 2015 by Routledge
202 Pages

 
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Paradoxes of the Infinite presents one of the most insightful, yet strangely unacknowledged, mathematical treatises of the 19th century: Dr Bernard Bolzano’s Paradoxien. This volume contains an adept translation of the work itself by Donald A. Steele S.J., and in addition an historical introduction to the masterpiece, which includes a brief biography as well as an evaluation of Bolzano the mathematician, logician and physicist.

Table of Contents

Short Title Key to Bolzano References;  Part I: Historical Introduction  1. The Historical Context of the ‘Paradoxien’  2. Biographical Sketch  3. Bolzano the Mathematician  4. Bolzano the Logician  5. Bolzano the Physicist  6. The ‘Paradoxien Des Unendlichen’;  Part II: Translation  7. Editor’s Preface  8. Synopsis of Contents  9. Text of Translation  10. Reference Notes to Translation;  Part III: Selected Bibliography  11. Bibliographical Works  12. Biographical Works  13. By Bolzano on Logic  14. By Bolzano on Mathematics  15. By Bolzano on Physics  16. By Bolzano on Other Subjects  17. On Bolzano the Logician  18. On Bolzano the Mathematician  19. On Bolzano the Philosopher;  Key to the Quotations in the ‘Paradoxien’;  Index of Persons and Places;  Index of Topics

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