Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous IdeaThe Babylonians invented it, the Greeks banned it, the Hindus worshiped it, and the Church used it to fend off heretics. Today, zero lies at the heart of one of the biggest scientific controversies of all time, the quest for the theory of everything. Line illustrations. 
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User Review  Guy  GoodreadsA nice general overview of how zero (and infinity) confounded Western society for centuries though I wish it were more indepth. Would be a great book for those with a keen interest in math (and some physics), but haven't had college (or advanced high school) classes covering these topics. Read full review
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User Review  Joseph Christy  GoodreadsI'm not a math guy and this book is awesome. Great way to get me interested in math: through philosophy. Read full review
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