Labyrinth of Thought: A History of Set Theory and Its Role in Modern Mathematics (Paperback)Jose Ferreiros (author)
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"Jose Ferreiros has written a magisterial account of the history of set theory which is panoramic, balanced, and engaging. Not only does this book synthesize much previous work and provide fresh insights and points of view, but it also features a major innovation, a full-fledged treatment of the emergence of the set-theoretic approach in mathematics from the early nineteenth century." --Bulletin of Symbolic Logic (Review of first edition)
Publisher: Birkhauser Verlag AG
Number of pages: 466
Weight: 996 g
Dimensions: 242 x 170 x 25 mm
Edition: 2nd ed. 2007
From the book reviews:
"The book is a thorough, deep, fascinating work. It is not only recommended, it is compulsory for anyone interested in the history of mathematical ideas." (Laszlo I. Szabo, Acta Scientiarum Mathematicarum (Szeged), Vol. 75 (1-2), 2009)
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