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On Cantor’s Continuum Problem and Well Ordering: What really happened at the 1904 International Congress of Mathematicians in Heidelberg (2015)

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As a young Privatdozent in Halle, Georg Cantor began to investigate problems involving the uniqueness of trigonometric series espansions, following the lead of his senior colleague, Eduard Heine.

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Authors & Contributors
Grattan-Guinness, Ivor
Ferreirós, José
Brummelen, Glen Van
Kahle, Reinhard
Peckhaus, Volker
Moore, Matthew E.
Journals
Historia Mathematica
Suhayl: Journal for the History of the Exact and Natural Sciences in Islamic Civilisation
Synthese
Science in Context
Nei Menggu Shifan Daxue Xuebao (Ziran Kexue Ban)
Llull: Revista de la Sociedad Española de Historia de las Ciencias y de las Técnicas
Publishers
Princeton University Press
Four Walls Eight Windows
Les Belles Lettres
Crítica
Indiana University
Concepts
Mathematics
Set theory
Trigonometry
Infinitesimals
Infinity
Arab/Islamic world, civilization and culture
People
Cantor, Georg Ferdinand Ludwig
Dedekind, Richard
Hilbert, David
Russell, Bertrand Arthur William
Gödel, Kurt
Du Bois-Reymond, Emil Heinrich
Time Periods
19th century
20th century, early
Medieval
10th century
9th century
Places
Germany
China
Ottoman Empire
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