00785cam a22001818i 4500008004500000020001800045082001400063100002000077245006900097246003600166250000800202260003000210300002500240504005100265520024600316650001600562650002500578190401b 2018 ||||| |||| 00| 0 eng d a9781138586109 a510bS8Y3 aStillwell, John aYearning for the impossible: the surprising truth of mathematics aSurprising truth of mathematics a2nd aNew YorkbCRC Pressc2018 axv, 311p. With index aIncludes bibliographical references and index. a"This book explores the history of mathematics from the perspective of the creative tension between common sense and the "impossible" as the author follows the discovery or invention of new concepts that have marked mathematical progress."-- aMathematics aMathematicsxHistory