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Kreiseliana : about and around Georg Kreisel

Author: Piergiorgio Odifreddi
Publisher: Wellesley, Mass. : A.K. Peters, ©1996.
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This multifaceted collection of essays, reminiscences, and professional papers combine to create an exceptional tribute to the unusual, enigmatic, and ultimately fascinating personality of Georg Kreisel. An eminently influential logician and mathematical philosopher, Kreisel is revealed as much more in this entertaining juxtaposition of viewpoints from famous contributors like Verena Huber-Dyson, Sol Feferman, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Kreiseliana.
Wellesley, Mass. : A.K. Peters, c1996
(OCoLC)625187751
Named Person: Georg Kreisel; Georg Kreisel
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Piergiorgio Odifreddi
ISBN: 156881061X 9781568810614
OCLC Number: 35298628
Description: xiii, 495 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface / Piergiorgio Odifreddi --
Kreisel, Lambda Calculus, a Windmill and a Castle / Henk Barendregt --
The Right Things for the Right Reasons / Jon Barwise --
George Kreisel: a Few Personal Recollections / Francis Crick --
Kreisel's Effectiveness / John N. Crossley --
Kreisel on the Telephone: an Appreciation / Anita Burdman Feferman --
Thoughts on the Occasion of Kreisel's 70th Birthday / Verena Huber-Dyson --
Addendum / Freeman Dyson --
Letter from Professor Kreisel / Carl G. Jockusch, Jr. --
Two Insights / Michael Morley --
An Appreciation of Kreisel / Anil Nerode --
Some Reminiscences of Kreisel / Rohit Parikh --
Kreisel, Generalized Recursion Theory, Stanford and Me / Richard A. Platek --
Kreisel, Generalized Recursion Theory and Me / Gerald E. Sacks --
Kreisel and I / Gaisi Takeuti
Responsibility: edited by Piergiorgio Odifreddi.
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This multifaceted collection of essays, reminiscences and professional papers combine to create a tribute to Georg Kreisel, the influential logician and mathematical philosopher. The book aims to  Read more...

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