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This review is from: Mathematics: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions) (Paperback)
This book demystifies puzzling concepts such as infinity, curved space, n-dimensional space and fractional dimensions. His emphasis on the abstract method - the focus on what mathetical objects DO rather than what they really ARE - as the key to understanding all these concepts is amazingly powerful, truly an eye-opener.
A basic knowledge of mathematics is an advantage