Essays on the Theory of Numbers
Two classic essays by great German mathematician: one provides an arithmetic, rigorous foundation for the irrational numbers, the other is an attempt to give the logical basis for transfinite numbers and properties of the natural numbers.
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Review: Essays on the Theory of NumbersUser Review - Pietro - Goodreads
Two short essays by the Dedekind. One contains the original presentation of the famous "Dedekind cut" formulation of the real numbers, plus developments up to the well-known "sup" property of bounded ... Read full review
Review: Essays on the Theory of NumbersUser Review - Shanamadele - Goodreads
I wish I'd read this book much earlier in my academic career -- or, at least, that someone would have given me a watered down version of it. Mathematics really is lovely when it's not about drills and flash cards. Read full review