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Back MatterReferences


Petr Beckmann, A History of Pi. The Golem Press, New York, 1971.
Edmund Burke, A Philosophical Inquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful. 1757.
David Hilbert, Uber das Unendliche, Mathematische Annalen, 1926, 95 161–90.
Michael P. Hitchman, Geometry with an Introduction to Cosmic Topology, a freely available text found at, (previously published by Jones and Bartlett in 2009)
Stuart Hollingdale, Makers of Mathematics. Penguin Books, London, 1989.
Mario Livio, The golden ratio: The story of phi, the world's most astonishing number.Broadway Books, 2008.
Charles Seife, Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea. Penguin Books, 2000.