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Ernest Nagel - Gödel´s Proof - 9780814758373 - V9780814758373
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Gödel´s Proof

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Description for Gödel´s Proof Paperback. Special anniversary edition of the best-selling book that challenges basic assumptions of logic Editor(s): Hofstadter, Douglas R. Num Pages: 160 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HP; PBCD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 203 x 125 x 11. Weight in Grams: 182.

An accessible explanation of Kurt Gödel's groundbreaking work in mathematical logic
In 1931 Kurt Gödel published his fundamental paper, "On Formally Undecidable Propositions of Principia Mathematica and Related Systems." This revolutionary paper challenged certain basic assumptions underlying much research in mathematics and logic. Gödel received public recognition of his work in 1951 when he was awarded the first Albert Einstein Award for achievement in the natural sciences—perhaps the highest award of its kind in the United States. The award committee described his work in mathematical logic as "one of the greatest contributions to the sciences in recent times."
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About Ernest Nagel
Ernest Nagel was John Dewey Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University. James R. Newman was the author of What is Science. Douglas R. Hofstadter is College of Arts and Sciences Professor of computer science and cognitive science at Indiana University and author of the Pulitzer-prize winning Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid.

Reviews for Gödel´s Proof
A little masterpiece of exegesis.
An excellent nontechnical account of the substance of Gödel's celebrated paper.
American Mathematical Society

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