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" I CALL our world Flatland, not because we call it so, but to make its nature clearer to you, my happy readers, who are privileged to live in Space. "
Flatland a romance of many dimensions - Page 11
by A Square - 1899
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Trigonometric Delights

Eli Maor - Mathematics - 2002 - 236 pages
...sums do not converge to a fixed value, and thus the series diverges (though not to infinity). 1O / call our world Flatland, not because we call it so, but to make its nature clear to you, my happy readers, who are privileged to live in Space. —Edwin A. Abbott, Flatland (1884)...
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Surfing through Hyperspace : Understanding Higher Universes in Six Easy ...

Clifford A. Pickover Research Staff Member IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center - Mathematics - 1999 - 272 pages
...belauded Circles.' " Sally nods. "Here, let me read a passage to you in which the square is speaking": I call our world Flatland, not because we call it...Space. . . . Imagine a vast sheet of paper on which Lines, Triangles, Squares, Pentagons, Hexagons, and other figures, instead of remaining in their places,...
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Flatterland: Like Flatland, Only More So

Ian Stewart - Fiction - 2002 - 301 pages
...Albert uses the term 'Spaceland' for the geometry of Planiturth. I mean, here's how his memoirs START: / call our world Flatland, not because we call it so,...happy readers, who are privileged to live in Space. And he talks about Spaceland sailors, and Spaceland children, and a number of other things which -...
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A Smoother Pebble : Mathematical Explorations: Mathematical Explorations

Davis (Emeritus) Donald C. Benson Professor of Mathematics University of California - Mathematics - 2003 - 280 pages
...certainty and evidence. — DAVID HUME i7i i-76, An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding Tubeland f call our world Flatland, not because we call it so, but to make its nature dearer to you, my happy readers, who are privileged to live in Space. Imagine a vast sheet of paper...
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Molecular Organic Materials: From Molecules to Crystalline Solids

Jordi Fraxedas - Science - 2006 - 335 pages
...capabilities of scanning probe microscopes (SPMs) have not yet been fully applied to MOMs! 4 Interfaces I call our world Flatland, not because we call it...happy readers, who are privileged to live in Space. Edwin A. Abbott, Flatland This chapter is devoted to interfaces involving small organic molecules....
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The Columbia History of Twentieth-century French Thought

Lawrence D. Kritzman, Brian J. Reilly, M. B. DeBevoise - Philosophy - 2006 - 787 pages
...in Many Dimensions (1884), is missing a whole dimension. "I call our world Flatland," Abbott wrote, "not because we call it so, but to make its nature...happy readers, who are privileged to live in Space." To be sure, the gradual discovery of supplementary dimensions in the world of economics could not have...
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