Real number

Keyword: Real number

Monograph | Posted 30/04/2014
Buckley, Benjamin L. (2012). The Continuity Debate: Dedekind, Cantor, du Bois-Reymond, and Peirce on Continuity and Infinitesimals

The topic of this book is the historical struggle to define and defend a realnumber continuum which could do the work limit theory required of it. These definitions drew heavily on philosophical...