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The Resource A Certain Ambiguity : a Mathematical Novel (New in Paper)

A Certain Ambiguity : a Mathematical Novel (New in Paper)

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A Certain Ambiguity : a Mathematical Novel (New in Paper)
Title
A Certain Ambiguity
Title remainder
a Mathematical Novel (New in Paper)
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
While taking a class on infinity at Stanford in the late 1980s, Ravi Kapoor discovers that he is confronting the same mathematical and philosophical dilemmas that his mathematician grandfather had faced many decades earlier--and that had landed him in jail. Charged under an obscure blasphemy law in a small New Jersey town in 1919, Vijay Sahni is challenged by a skeptical judge to defend his belief that the certainty of mathematics can be extended to all human knowledge--including religion. Together, the two men discover the power--and the fallibility--of what has long been considered the pinna
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Suri, Gaurav
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
QA99.S87 2007
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Bal, Hartosh Singh
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  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics
Label
A Certain Ambiguity : a Mathematical Novel (New in Paper)
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Foreword; Authors' Note; CHAPTER 1; CHAPTER 2; CHAPTER 3; CHAPTER 4; CHAPTER 5; CHAPTER 6; CHAPTER 7; CHAPTER 8; Epilogue; Notes & (a short) Bibliography; Acknowledgments
Control code
638860541
Extent
1 online resource (296 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400834778
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)638860541
Label
A Certain Ambiguity : a Mathematical Novel (New in Paper)
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Foreword; Authors' Note; CHAPTER 1; CHAPTER 2; CHAPTER 3; CHAPTER 4; CHAPTER 5; CHAPTER 6; CHAPTER 7; CHAPTER 8; Epilogue; Notes & (a short) Bibliography; Acknowledgments
Control code
638860541
Extent
1 online resource (296 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400834778
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)638860541

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