Essays on the Theory of Numbers

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Kessinger Publishing, May 1, 2006 - Mathematics - 124 pages
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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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User 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

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User 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

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