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Synopsis

"A gripping guide to the modern taming of the infinite." &;New York TimesPart history, part philosophy, part love letter to the study of mathematics, Everything and More is an illuminating tour of infinity. With his infectious curiosity and trademark verbal pyrotechnics, David Foster Wallace takes us from Aristotle to Newton, Leibniz, Karl Weierstrass, and finally Georg Cantor and his set theory. Through it all, Wallace proves to be an ideal guide&;funny, wry, and unfailingly enthusiastic. Featuring an introduction by Neal Stephenson, this edition is a perfect introduction to the beauty of mathematics and the undeniable strangeness of the infinite.

Book Details

Length

NA

Publisher

W W Norton & Co Inc

Released

Aug 26, 2013

Language

english

ISBN

9780393241990

Age Level

General Adult
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