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Geometry and the Story Theory of Truth

Abstract

Sooner or later, people who study hyperbolic geometry develop a “hyperbolic” intuition. Pictures stop looking wrong. Theorems can be anticipated. The world can be seen, at will, in either Euclidean or hyperbolic terms.

Keywords

Euclidean Geometry Axiomatic System Everyday Experience Hyperbolic Geometry Dark Interval 
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Notes

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    Lobachevsky. Quoted in the American Mathematical Monthly (February 1984), p. 151.Google Scholar

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