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 - Ton van Gessel - Goodreads
Its been a while ago that I read this book. I only have high school math and wondered if I could read and understand "real" mathematical texts. It turns out I can if I take it slow and take the time to think so can you too. This is an opportunity to see a "real" mathematician at work. Read full review
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