The Nothing that is: A Natural History of Zero

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Oxford University Press, 2000 - Zero (The number) - 225 pages
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THE NOTHING THAT IS: A Natural History of Zero

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Part history, part philosophy, with some story problems thrown in for good measure: a wandering tale of the origins and uses of the number zero. Remember learning the Roman numerals in grade school ... Read full review

The nothing that is: a natural history of zero

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Kaplan presents a fascinating discussion of the intertwining development of the name, symbol, and concept of zero from ancient through surprisingly recent times. His investigative approach ... Read full review

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