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Reckonings by Stephen Chrisomalis

Reckonings

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Reckonings by Stephen Chrisomalis
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Dec 15, 2020 | ISBN 9780262044639

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Table Of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction: three reckonings
Note: On “Western numerals”
1 / I The limits of numerical cognition
2 / II Conspicuous computation
3 / III The decline and fall of the Roman numerals, I: Of screws and hammers
4 / IV The decline and fall of the Roman numerals, II: Safety in numbers
5 / V Number crunching
6 / VI How to choose a number
7 / VII To infinity and beyond?
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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