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July 12th, 2016, 01:31 PM   #11
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I'd like to get a good deep understanding of maths and physics ...
That's the work of a lifetime, of course. One book I really enjoy is The Road to Reality by Sir Roger Penrose.

https://www.amazon.com/Road-Reality-.../dp/0679776311
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Was that.....Did Denis actually give someone a compliment??

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I think his new found boomerang may have helped here.
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I want to start rigourous so I've been trying to find a good treatment of basic set theory then construction of naturals, rationals, reals.

Am I just being a pedantic pseud?

I don't think in my textbook collection I have a construction of the number systems.

Could be wrong but nothing jumps out at me.

Should I just get on with it and.study a couple of relatively simple books? Got apostols analysis and linear algebra done right in front of me.

Should I just get studying and see where I end up?
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