Edwin Abbott's classic description of life in a two-dimensional world. Mathematics, science fiction and satire rolled into one, it entertains as it educates, serving as an analog of difficulty humans have in perceiving, even conceiving of life in a four-dimensional universe. A mind-bending treat for thinkers of every age.
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Edwin Abbott (1838 – 1926) was an English schoolmaster and theologian, most famous as the author of the social satire Flatland (1884), with its use of mathematical dimensions in religious and political allegories.About the Author:
Edwin Abbott Abbott (20 December 1838 – 12 October 1926), was an English schoolmaster and theologian, best known as the author of the novella Flatland (1884).
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Book Description WingSpan Classics, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1595948309
Book Description WingSpan Classics, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 1595948309