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Table Of Contents

Preface
1. Mysticism, Number, and Geometry: An Introduction to Pythagoreanism
2. The Elgin Marbles and Plato's Geometric Chemistry
3. An Introduction to Infinity
4. The Flat Earth and the Spherical Sky
5. Theology, Logic, and Questions about Angels
6. Time, Infinity, and Incommensurability
7. Medieval Theories of Vision and the Discovery of Space
8. The Shape of Space and the Fourth Dimension
9. What Is a Number?
10. The Dual Nature of Points and Lines
11. Modern Mathematical Infinity
12. Elegance and Truth
Notes
Bibliography
Index