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Books: David Berlinski's “The King of Infinite Space' review.

April 15, 2013

This lively survey of the legacy of Euclid paints the geometer as “stern, logical, unrelenting, a man able to concentrate the powers of his mind on what is abstract and remote.' The axioms, theorems, proofs, and illustrations that fill Euclid's “Elements' express the conviction . . . (Subscription required.)

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