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Reflections on Kurt Gödel

Author: Hao Wang
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Kurt Gödel; Kurt Gödel; Kurt Gödel; Kurt Gödel; Kurt Gödel; Kurt Gödel
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hao Wang
ISBN: 0262231271 9780262231275
OCLC Number: 14357534
Notes: "A Bradford book."
Description: xxvi, 336 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Facts ; ch. 1. A life of fundamental theoretical work: 1.1 Letter from dr. Rudolf Gödel (RG). 1.2. The Grandjean questionnaire (GQ). 1.3. My 1972 evaluation. 1.4. Aspects of the life work. 1.5. The friendship between Gödel and Einstein ; ch. 2. Some facts about Kurt Gödel: 2.1 The 1976 text. 2.2. Relation to the Schlick Circle. 2.3. The dramatic response to Hilbert. 2.4. Some comparisons with Wittgenstein ; ch. 3. A chonological account : Central Europe (1906-1939) ; ch. 4. Account continued : the Princeton years (1940-1978) --
pt. 2. Thoughts ; ch. 5. Introductory observations: 5.1. By way of Einstein. 5.2. Comments on the following chapters ; ch. 6. Concepts in science and technology: 6.1. Computers and mathematical procedures. 6.2. Mathematical practice. 6.3. Mathematical logic. 6.4. The nature of mathematics. 6.5. Relativity theory and the concept of time ; ch. 7. Gödel and philosophy: 7.1. Conceptual realism. 7.2. Aspects of Gödel's philosophy. 7.3. Objectivism centered on number theory ; ch. 8. Auseinandersetzungen: 8.1. Religious metaphysics. 8.2. On rationalistic optimism. 8.3. Truth and spirit of the time ; ch. 9. To fit all the parts together: 9.1. Fitting together. 9.2. Aspects of method. 9.3. Bricks, blocks, and pointers. 9.4. Additional notes and remarks ; pt. 3. Texts (a supplement) ; ch. 10. Mathematical papers: 10.1. Completeness of elementary logic. 10.2. Incompletability of mathematics ; ch. 11. Philosophical papers: 11.1. The problem of evidence. 11.2. Cantor and set theory. 11.3. Russell and mathematical logic.
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