IE linguistic gender and the number 0

Vidyasankar Sundaresan vsundaresan at HOTMAIL.COM
Tue Jan 25 13:12:38 EST 2000


Adela or Alain Sandness Leblanc <asandn at PO-BOX.MCGILL.CA> wrote:

>2.    What is the historical context within which Indian philosophers first
>developed the concept of the number zero?
>

A good recent book on zero is "The Nothing that Is" by Robert Kaplan.
Disappointing perhaps, for Indo-centric views of the origin of zero, but it
makes delightful reading. And he does give credit where credit is due.

Vidyasankar
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