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Logical Dilemmas

The Life and Work of Kurt Gödel

By John Dawson

A K Peters/CRC Press – 2005 – 376 pages

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    978-1-56881-256-4
    June 6th 2005
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    978-1-56881-025-6
    December 30th 1996
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Description

This authoritative biography of Kurt Goedel relates the life of this most important logician of our time to the development of the field. Goedel's seminal achievements that changed the perception and foundations of mathematics are explained in the context of his life from the turn of the century Austria to the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton.

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Dawson's book remains a starting point for our view into the life and work of the man who gave the world incompleteness.

-- The Review of Modern Logic, March 2007

Name: Logical Dilemmas: The Life and Work of Kurt Gödel (Paperback)A K Peters/CRC Press 
Description: By John Dawson. This authoritative biography of Kurt Goedel relates the life of this most important logician of our time to the development of the field. Goedel's seminal achievements that changed the perception and foundations of mathematics are explained in...
Categories: Foundations & Theorems, Set Theory