Bernard Placidus Johann Nepomuk Bolzano

1781 - 1848

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Bernard Bolzano successfully freed calculus from the concept of the infinitesimal. He also gave examples of 1-1 correspondences between the elements of an infinite set and the elements of a proper subset.
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List of References (71 books/articles)

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  1. Bernard Bolzano's manuscripts
  2. Bernard Bolzano's publications

Other Web sites
  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. The Catholic Encyclopedia
  3. University of Salzburg (Bernard Bolzano pages)
  4. H K Strick
  5. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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