The Continuum and Other Types of Serial Order
by Edward V. Huntington
Publisher: Dover Publications 1917
Number of pages: 90
This classic of mathematics presents the best systematic elementary account of the modern theory of the continuum as a type of serial order. Based on the Dedekind-Cantor ordinal theory, it requires no knowledge of higher mathematics. Includes 119 footnotes, mostly bibliographical.
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