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Logicomix

Author: Apostolos K Doxiadēs; Christos H Papadimitriou; Alekos Papadatos; Annie Di Donna
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Fiction : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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An innovative, dramatic graphic novel about the treacherous pursuit of the foundations of mathematics. This exceptional graphic novel recounts the spiritual odyssey of philosopher Bertrand Russell. In his agonized search for absolute truth, Russell crosses paths with legendary thinkers like Gottlob Frege, David Hilbert, and Kurt Gödel, and finds a passionate student in the great Ludwig Wittgenstein. But his most  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical comic books, strips, etc
Cartoon
Biographical fiction
Historical fiction
Comic books, strips, etc
Graphic novels
Biographical comics
Recreational reading
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Biography Comic books, strips, etc
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Named Person: Bertrand Russell; Bertrand Russell; Bertrand Russell; Bertrand Russell
Material Type: Biography, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Apostolos K Doxiadēs; Christos H Papadimitriou; Alekos Papadatos; Annie Di Donna
ISBN: 1596914521 9781596914520 9780747597209 0747597200 9781448752195 1448752191
OCLC Number: 436774230
Language Note: Originally published in Greek: Athēna, Ikaros, 2008.
Awards: Short-listed for John D. Criticos Prize 2010
Description: 347 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Overture --
Pembroke Lodge --
The Sorcerer's apprentice --
Wanderjahre --
Paradoxes --
Logico-philosophical wars --
Incompleteness --
Finale.
Other Titles: Logicomix.
Responsibility: Apostolos Doxiadis, Christos H. Papadimitriou ; art, Alecos Papadatos ; color, Annie Di Donna.

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The innovative, dramatic graphic novel based on the life of the philosopher and mathematician Bertrand Russell.  Read more...

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