Amir Alexander teaches history at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is the author of Infinitesimal, Geometrical Landscapes, and Duel at Dawn. His writing has appeared in The New York Times and the Los Angeles Times, and his work has been featured in Nature and The Guardian, on NPR, and elsewhere. He lives in Los Angeles, California.
Meet the Author
September 19, 2019
Meet Amir Alexander as he discusses the influence of geometry on history and everything in it, as described in Proof!: How the World Became Geometrical.
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An eye-opening narrative of how geometric principles fundamentally shaped our world
On a cloudy day in 1413, a balding young man stood at the entrance to the Cathedral of Florence,...
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Pulsing with drama and excitement, Infinitesimal celebrates the spirit of discovery, innovation, and intellectual achievement-and it will forever change the way you look at a simple line.