The Nature of Infinity, and Beyond

Jørgen Veisdal

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#### Further reading

For readers interested in further exploring the story of Georg Cantor and transfinite numbers, I especially recommend the following books and articles, many of which are available for free online.

- Bradley, M. J. (2006).
*The Foundations of Mathematics: 1800 to 1900.*Infobase Publishing. - Dauben, J.W. (1971).
*The Trigonometric Background to Georg Cantor’s Theory of Sets. Archive for History of Exact Sciences.*Vol 7. Issue 3. pp.181–216. - Dauben, J.W. (1979).
*Georg Cantor’s Creation of Transfinite Set Theory: Personality and Psychology in the History of Mathematics.*Annals New York Academy of Sciences. pp. 27–44. - Ewald, William B. (1999).
*From Kant to Hilbert Volume II: A Source Book in the Foundations of Mathematics.*Oxford University Press. - Grattan-Guinness, I. (1971).
*Towards a Biography of Georg Cantor.*Annals of Science. Vol 27. Issue 4. pp. 345–391. - Holt, J. (2018).
*When Einstein Walked with Gödel: Excursions to the Edge of Thought*. Farrar, Straus and Giroux. - Kunen, K. (2007).
*The Foundations of Mathematics.* - Newstead, A. (1975).
*Intertwining metaphysics and mathematics: the development of Georg Cantor’s set theory 1871–1887.*Historia Mathematica 2. pp. 161–182. - Rucker, R. (2013).
*Infinity and the Mind: The Science and Philosophy of the Infinite*. Princeton University Press. - Sinkevich, G. L. (2018).
*Georg Cantor from St. Petersburg. Childhood and History of the Family. Archival Research.*Kwartalnik Historii i Techniki. Vol. 2. pp. 107–129. - Tait, W.W. (2000). Cantor’s Grundlagen and the Paradoxes of Set Theory. Between Logic and Intuition: Essays in Honor of Charles Parsons (ed. G. Sher and R. Tieszen). pp. 269–290.