Icon Books, 1999 - 176 pàgines
This text traces the development of mathematics through some of its major turning points, occasions when counter-intuitive ideas such as the square root of minus one and space-filling curves, have forced themselves upon the attention of mathematicians, leading them to rethink their field.
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