Summary Traces the epic history of Greek philosopher Zeno's yet-unsolved paradox of motion, citing the contributions of top minds to the scientific community's understanding of the elusive basic structure of time and space. Language eng. Publication New York, Dutton, c Extent viii, p. Contents pt. Zeno survives the Renaissance 4. Speed becomes a quantity 5. Galileo Galilei, the Father of Modern Science 6.
The Motion Paradox: The 2,500-Year Old Puzzle Behind All the Mysteries of Time and Space
Dance of the planets pt. Zeno in the Sands of Time pt. A step back for time 8.
Descartes and the magic of x and y 9. The arrow's trajectory Falling toward the Enlightenment pt.
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A commotion of absurdities, revisited A commotion of absurdities The speed of light The space-time revolution 13, Oops, things get grainy again There's no next, but what's next? The one stream 1.
Zeno's visit to Athens 3. The world through Aristotle's eyes. Isbn The world through Aristotle's eyes Control code ocm Dimensions 22 cm. Isbn Isbn Type hardcover Lccn Other physical details ill. System control number OCoLC Product Details About the Author. About the Author Joseph Mazur is Professor of Mathematics at Marlboro College, where he has taught a wide range of classes in all areas of mathematics, its history, and philosophy.
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