6 edition of Intimations of infinity found in the catalog.
1988 by Berg, Distributed exclusively in the US and Canada by St. Martin"s Press in Oxford [England], New York, New York .
Written in English
|Other titles||Mythopoeia of the Iqwaye counting system and number.|
|Statement||Jadran Mimica ; with an afterword by Roy Wagner.|
|Series||Explorations in anthropology|
|LC Classifications||DU740.42 .M56 1988|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, 188 p. :|
|Number of Pages||188|
|LC Control Number||87022412|
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The Rough Guide to Infinity Intimations of the Infinite Zeno Hour 2 Infinity, Almost and Actual, Fictitious and Factual Darkness at Noon A Purely Aristotelian Relationship Infinity and God A Little Kant 3 Welcome to the Hotel Infinity Hotels Experiences of the Hotel Infinity The Hotel Infinitys Accounts 4 Infinity Is Not a Big Number.
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John Bowin. University of California, Santa Cruz. Abstract. Bowin begins with an apparent paradox about Aristotelian infinity: Aristotle clearly says that infinity exists only potentially and not actually.
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