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There's Something About Gödel

The Complete Guide to the Incompleteness Theorem

Wiley, J,
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Berto's highly readable and lucid guide introduces studentsand the interested reader to Gödel's celebratedIncompleteness Theorem, and discusses some of the mostfamous - and infamous - claims arising from Gödel's arguments.
* Offers a clear understanding of this difficult subject bypresenting each of the key steps of the Theorem in separatechapters
* Discusses interpretations of the Theorem made bycelebrated contemporary thinkers
* Sheds light on the wider extra-mathematical and philosophicalimplications of Gödel's theories
* Written in an accessible, non-technical style


Titel: There's Something About Gödel
Autoren/Herausgeber: Francesco Berto
Ausgabe: 1. Auflage

ISBN/EAN: 9781444315011

Seitenzahl: 256
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

Francesco Berto teaches logic, ontology, and philosophy of mathematics at the universities of Aberdeen in Scotland, and Venice and Milan-San Raffaele in Italy. He holds a Chaire d'Excellence fellowship at CNRS in Paris, where he has taught ontology at the École Normale Supérieure, and he is a visiting professor at the Institut Wiener Kreis of the University of Vienna. He has written papers for American Philosophical Quarterly, Dialectica, The Philosophical Quarterly, the Australasian Journal of Philosophy, the European Journal of Philosophy, Philosophia Mathematica, Logique et Analyse, and Metaphysica, and runs the entries "Dialetheism" and "Impossible Worlds" in the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. His book How to Sell a Contradiction has won the 2007 Castiglioncello prize for the best philosophical book by a young philosopher. - Newsletter
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