Book:Bernhard Bolzano/Paradoxien des Unendlichen

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Bernhard Bolzano: Paradoxien des Unendlichen

Published $\text {1851}$
In English:

The Paradoxes of the Infinite

Subject Matter

The first instance of the definition of the set.

The nature of infinity, and in particular Galileo's Paradox.

Anticipated some of the later results of Georg Cantor.


Historical Note

Paradoxien des Unendlichen was published in $1851$ after Bolzano's death by one of his students that he had befriended.

It lay unnoticed for some $20$ years.

Some sources state that it was published in $1850$, but this may be a mistake.