Author: Banesh Hoffman
Translator: José Manuel Álvarez Flórez
Original English Text First Printed In: 1952 Dover Edition.
Abstract of Introduction: In this short introduction, Hoffman discusses the mild surprise that a man of Abbott's interests (classics and theology) would write such a timeless mathematical adventure. He then proceeds into a brief discussion of time as a fourth dimension--a dimension that "holds sway" both in Flatland and our three-dimensional world.
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