If, like me, you were someone who heard snippets of Cantor’s life and work in This revolution is the subject of Joseph Dauben’s important studythe most. GEORG CANTOR. His Mathematics and Philosophy of the Infinite. Joseph Warren Dauben. HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS. Cambridge, Massachusetts. Stahl, Stanley H. Review: Joseph Warren Dauben, Georg Cantor, his mathematics and philosophy of the infinite. Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. (N.S.) 2 (), no.
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Georg Cantor: His Mathematics and Philosophy of the Infinite
His Mathematics and Philosophy of the Infinite. Welovephilosophy rated it it was amazing Mar 03, To ask other readers questions about Georg Cantorplease sign up.
Later in his life, he was troubled by recurring attacks of severe depression. Set theory has been widely adopted in mathematics and philosophy, but the controversy surrounding it at the turn of the century remains of great interest. His religious beliefs led him to expect paradoxes in any concept of the infinite, and he always retained his belief in the utter veracity of transfinite set theory.
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You’ll see Cantor not only as a disruptive mathematician, but also as philosopher, theologian, briefly as an artist, and with some more grounded insight into his many publicized breakdowns spoiler warning: Cantor and the Burali-Forti Paradox. Just a moment while we sign you xantor to your Goodreads account. Neil Delaney rated it it was dxuben Jan 14, Account Options Sign in. An Historical Introduction to Cantor’s Paradise.
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Princeton University PressOct 10, – Mathematics – pages. History of Western Philosophy. Set theory has been widely adopted in mathematics and philosophy, but the controversy surrounding it at the turn of the century remains of great interest.
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Refresh and try again. This revolution is the subject of Joseph Dauben’s important studythe most thorough yet writtenof the philosopher and mathematician who was once called a “corrupter of youth” for an innovation that is now a vital component of elementary school curricula.
Alberto Trombetta rated it it was amazing Feb 14, Cantor’s own faith in his theory was partly theological. Choice Operators in Intuitionistic Logic. Georg Cantor’s Influence on Bertrand Russell. Books by Joseph Warren Dauben.
Mary Tiles – – Dover Publications. This revolution is the subject of Joseph Dauben’s important studythe most thorough yet czntor the philosopher and mathematician who was once called a “corrupter of youth” Cantor’s own faith in his theory was partly theological. All in all, the book is a really in-depth look at Cantor’s work to the point where some people might call it pedantic at uncharitable moments when you might want to say “yes, we KNOW what alephs are, I don’t need EVERY STEP of his first, probably unpolished work to get it!
Graham – – Philosophy of Science 47 1: Dauben shows that these played an integral part in his understanding and defense of set theory.
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Dauben shows that these played an integral part in his understanding and defense daube set theory. Sign in Create an account. No trivia or quizzes yet. Lenhardt Stevens rated it really liked it Oct 11, Trivia About Georg Cantor: In Cantor you get a driven, explicitly religious motivation driving nearly all his work, and also helping him fend of the slings and arrows of finitists and intuitionists alike.
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Alec Julien rated it it was amazing Mar 05, Mathematics, the Kabbalah, and the Search for Infinity. One of the greatest revolutions in mathematics occurred when Georg Cantor promulgated his theory of transfinite sets.