
The King of Infinite Space
 Euclid and His Elements
 Narrated by: Arthur Morey
 Length: 3 hrs and 54 mins
 Unabridged Audiobook
 Release date: 041513
 Language: English
 Publisher: Tantor Audio
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Regular price: $13.99
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Publisher's Summary
Geometry defines the world around us, helping us make sense of everything from architecture to military science to fashion. And for over 2,000 years, geometry has been equated with Euclid's Elements, arguably the most influential book in the history of mathematics. In The King of Infinite Space, renowned mathematics writer David Berlinski provides a concise homage to this elusive mathematician and his staggering achievements. Berlinski shows that, for centuries, scientists and thinkers from Copernicus to Newton to Einstein have relied on Euclid's axiomatic system, a method of proof still taught in classrooms around the world. Euclid's use of elemental logic  and the mathematical statements he and others built from it  have dramatically expanded the frontiers of human knowledge.
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