# Introduction to Non-Wimpy Number Systems

A non-credit IAP mini-course consisting of three lectures. January 7-9.

**Course description**: Finite numbers are wimpy. Learn how
to construct and play with two extensions of the real number system that
contain infinite and infinitesimal numbers.

All lectures begin at 2pm at room 37-212.

Instructors: Adam Elga, Jacob Lurie

Last revised: October 4, 1997

Adam Elga | adam@mit.edu |
MIT