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Paradoxes of the infinite

Bernard Bolzano

Paradoxes of the infinite

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Published by Routledge and Kegan Paul in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published as "Paradoxien des Undendlichen",Elbert,1851.

Statementtranslated from the German of the posthumous edition by Dr Fr Prihonsky and furnished with a historical introduction by Donald A. Steele.
SeriesRare masterpieces of philosophy and science
The Physical Object
Pagination189p.,ill.,23cm
Number of Pages189
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17262786M


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