A Very Short Introduction to... Infinity
Thursday 11 April
Infinity is an intriguing topic, with connections to religion, philosophy, metaphysics, logic and physics as well as mathematics. Cosmologists consider sweeping questions about whether space and time are infinite. Philosophers and mathematicians have posed numerous paradoxes about infinity and infinitesimals. Prof Ian Stewart discusses some of the major problems and insights arising from the concept of infinity.
Presented by Oxford University Press