Book:Robert Kaplan/The Nothing That Is

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Robert Kaplan: The Nothing That Is: A Natural History of Zero

Published $1999$, Allen Lane

ISBN 0-713-99284-0.


Subject Matter


Contents

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
A NOTE TO THE READER
ZERO: THE LENS
ONE: MIND PUTS ITS STAMP ON MATTER
TWO: THE GREEKS HAD NO WORD FOR IT
THREE: TRAVELERS' TALES
FOUR: EASTWARD
FIVE: DUST
SIX: INTO THE UNKNOWN
SEVEN: A PARADIGM SHIFTS
EIGHT: A MAYAN INTERLUDE: THE DARK SIDE OF COUNTING
NINE: MUCH ADO
1 Envoys of Emptiness
2 A Sypher in Augrim
3 This Year, Next Year, Sometime, Never
4 Still It Moves
TEN: ENTERTAINING ANGELS
1 The Power of Nothing
2 Knowing Squat
3 The Fabric of This Vision
4 Leaving No Wrack Behind
ELEVEN: ALMOST NOTHIN
1 Slouching Toward Bethlehem
2 Two Victories, a Defeat and Distant Thunder
TWELVE: IS IT OUT THERE?
THIRTEEN: BATH-HOUSE WITH SPIDERS
FOURTEEN: A LAND WHERE IT WAS ALWAYS AFTERNOON
FIFTEEN: WAS LEAR RIGHT?
SIXTEEN: THE UNTHINKABLE
INDEX