Appendix, the theory of space [E-Book] / Janos Bolyai ; with introduction, comments, and addenda, edited by Ferenc Karteszi ; supplement by Barna Szenassy.
Bolyai, Janos,
Karteszi, Ferenc. / Szenassy, Barna.
Amsterdam ; New York : New York : North-Holland ; 1987
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0080872492
9780080872490
North-Holland mathematics studies ; 138
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The epoch-making work of Janos Bolyai is presented here, together with a supplement outlining Hungarian political and science history to help the reader to get acquainted with the miserable fate of Janos Bolyai and with his intellectual world. A facsimile of a copy of Bolyai's original 1831 Scientia Spatii (also known as the Appendix) is included, together with a translation. Comments and notes, and a survey of the effects of his work, complete the volume.