Mathematics, the Kabbalah, and the Search for Infinity

Author: Amir D. Aczel

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0743422996

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 272

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Journeys into the work of Georg Cantor, a Russian-born German mathematician, who developed set theory and the concept of infinite numbers, but was condemned by his peers and spent many years in an asylum.
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Contemporary Perspectives in Jungian Analysis

Author: Joseph Cambray,Linda Carter

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9781583919989

Category: Psychology

Page: 284

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The Jungian approach to analysis and psychotherapy has been undergoing an extensive reconsideration during the past decade. Analytical Psychologycalls special attention to the areas that have been most impacted: the core concepts and practices of the Jungian tradition, along with relevant intellectual and historical background. Internationally renowned authors drawing on the forefront of advance in neuroscience, evolution, psychoanalysis, and philosophical and historical studies, provide an overview of the most important aspects of these developments. Beginning with a chronicle of the history of the Jungian movement, areas covered include: * a background to the notion of 'archetype' * human development from a Jungian perspective * the creative extension of Jung's theory of psychological types * re-evaluation of traditional Jungian methods of treatment in the light of contemporary scientific findings * Jungian development of transference and countertransference * a new formulation of synchronicity. Analytical Psychologypresents a unique opportunity to witness a school of psychotherapy going through a renaissance. Drawing on original insights from its founder, C.G. Jung, this book helps focus and shape the current state of analytical psychology and point to areas for future exploration.
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Author: Robert J. Marks

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0195335929

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 772

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Fourier analysis has many scientific applications - in physics, number theory, combinatorics, signal processing, probability theory, statistics, option pricing, cryptography, acoustics, oceanography, optics and diffraction, geometry, and other areas. In signal processing and related fields, Fourier analysis is typically thought of as decomposing a signal into its component frequencies and their amplitudes. This practical, applications-based professional handbook comprehensively covers the theory and applications of Fourier Analysis, spanning topics from engineering mathematics, signal processing and related multidimensional transform theory, and quantum physics to elementary deterministic finance and even the foundations of western music theory. This handbook's audience will be composed of professionals in the engineering and applied mathematics communities, advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate students and academics in electrical engineering, computer science, statistics, and applied mathematics. It is meant to replace several less comprehensive volumes on the subject - such as Processing of Multidimensional Signals by Alexandre Smirnov, Modern Sampling Theory by John J. Benedetto and Paulo J.S.G. Ferreira, Vector Space Projections by Henry Stark and Yongyi Yang, and Fourier Analysis and Imaging by Ronald N. Bracewell - which are often used as textbooks. So in addition to being primarily used as a professional handbook, it includes sampleproblems and their solutions at the end of each section and thus serves as a textbook for advanced undergraduate students and beginning graduate students in courses such as: Multidimensional Signals and Systems, Signal Analysis, Introduction to Shannon Sampling and Interpolation Theory, Random Variables and Stochastic Processes, and Signals and Linear Systems.
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Author: Hans Joachim Ilgauds

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3322822257

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 135

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Author: Jennifer Curry

Publisher: H. W. Wilson

ISBN: N.A

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 800

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- Well-researched, in-depth accounts (averaging 3,000 words), explore writers' backgrounds, formative experiences, and literary achievements. - Many autobiographical accounts, written specifically for this volume. - Profiles also highlight critical response to authors' works. - Entries include suggested reading lists and bibliographies. - Photo of the author accompanies many of the entries.
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Mathematische Glücksspiele und Orakel

Author: Amir D. Aczel

Publisher: Spektrum Akademischer Verlag

ISBN: 9783827425003

Category: Mathematics

Page: 184

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"Die Wahrscheinlichkeitstheorie ist eine der unglaublichsten Erfindungen der Menschheit", schreibt der Mathematiker, Wissenschaftshistoriker und Publizist Amir D. Aczel am Ende seines mitreißenden Buchs, das die mathematischen Modelle für Glück und Zufall auch unter historischer Perspektive betrachtet. Den Zufall beim Würfeln beispielsweise haben die alten Griechen als Orakel benutzt - mit Gelenkknochen, die auf vier mögliche Weisen fallen konnten. Und bis heute ist die beste Strategie der Partnersuche, sich mit 37% - oder präziser 1/e - der möglichen Heiratskandidaten seiner Umgebung zu treffen und danach diejenige Person zu wählen, die alle anderen überflügelt.
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Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: English literature

Page: N.A

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The Meaning of Puzzles in Human Life

Author: Marcel Danesi

Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 269

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Publisher Fact Sheet Recalling Stephen Pinker's The Language Instinct, the author argues that humans are born with an "instinct for puzzles" that betrays a larger search for the meaning of life. This "instinct" has led to discoveries in mathematics and science, as well as revolutions in philosophical thought.
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eine Erfindung verändert die Welt

Author: Amir D. Aczel

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783498000561

Category:

Page: 174

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Author: Brian Clegg

Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 364404371X

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

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Philosophen und Mathematiker hat das Nachsinnen über das Wesen des Unendlichen buchstäblich den Verstand geraubt – und dennoch ist es ein Konzept, das immer wieder unser Leben bestimmt. In diesem mit Anekdoten und Geschichten gespickten Buch nimmt uns Brian Clegg mit auf eine Reise durch das Grenzland zwischen dem extrem Großen und dem Ultimativen, von Archimedes, der die Zahl der Sandkörner bestimmte, die das Universum füllen würden, bis zu den neuesten Theorien über die physikalische Realität des Unendlichen.
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Retrieving Lost Visions in the Humanities

Author: William Joseph Jackson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780253342799

Category: Religion

Page: 311

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Accompanying DVD contains ... "Two hours of Supercomputed frame-by-frame fractal animation. Includes Mandelbrot Zooms, Julia Promenades, Cascade maps and the Lorenz Attractor. Forty six scenes with original music." -- [container of 1990 VHS release].
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Author: Tony Crilly

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3827429188

Category: Mathematics

Page: 203

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Die großen Fragen behandeln grundlegende Probleme und Konzepte in Wissenschaft und Philosophie, die Forscher und Denker seit jeher umtreiben. Anspruch der ambitionierten Reihe ist es, die Antworten auf diese Fragen zu präsentieren und damit die wichtigsten Gedanken der Menschheit in einzigartigen Übersichten zu bündeln. Im vorliegenden Band Mathematik, der einen Bogen spannt vom Beginn des Zählens und den idealen Platonischen Körpern bis zur Chaostheorie und dem Fermat’schen Theorem, setzt sich Tony Crilly mit jenen 20 Fragen auseinander, die das Herz der Mathematik und unseres Verständnisses der Welt bilden.
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Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Periodicals

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der Jahrhundertmathematiker und die Entdeckung des Unendlichen

Author: David Foster Wallace

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783492048262

Category:

Page: 407

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Schöpfer der Mengenlehre

Author: Andor Kertész,Manfred Stern

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Mathematicians

Page: 118

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Index

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Barron's national business and financial weekly

Page: N.A

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Poe, Borges, and the Analytic Detective Story

Author: John T. Irwin

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 482

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In The Mystery to a Solution, John Irwin brilliantly examines the deeper significance of the analytical detective genre which Poe created and the meaning of Borges' efforts to "double" the genre's origins one hundred years later. Combining history, literary history, and practical and speculative criticism, Irwin pursues the issues underlying the detective story into areas as various as the history of mathematics, classical mythology, the double-mirror structure of self-consciousness, the anthropology of Evans and Frazer, the structure of chess, the mind-body problem, the etymology of the word labyrinth, and dozens of other topics. Irwin mirrors the aesthetic impact of the genre by creating in his study the dynamics of a detective story--the uncovering of mysteries, the accumulation of evidence, the tracing of clues, and the final solution that ties it all together.
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