Edwin Abbott Abbott

1838 - 1926

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Edwin Abbott was an English schoolmaster who wrote the popular book Flatland as an introduction to higher dimensions.
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List of References (6 books/articles)

A Quotation

A Poster of Edwin Abbott Abbott

Mathematicians born in the same country

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Preface to the Second Edition of Flatland
  2. Obituary: The Times


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