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Incompleteness : the proof and paradox of Kurt Gödel

Author: Rebecca Goldstein
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©2005.
Series: Great discoveries.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"An introduction to the life and thought of Kurt Gödel, who transformed our conception of math forever"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Goldstein, Rebecca, 1950-
Incompleteness.
(DLC) 2004023052
(OCoLC)56657075
Named Person: Kurt Gödel; Kurt Gödel
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Goldstein
ISBN: 9780393242454 0393242455
OCLC Number: 915591105
Description: 1 online resource (296 pages)
Contents: A Platonist among the positivists --
Hilbert and the formalists --
The proof of incompleteness --
Gödel's incompleteness.
Series Title: Great discoveries.
Responsibility: Rebecca Goldstein.
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