Logical Dilemmas

The Life and Work of Kurt Gödel

By John Dawson

© 1996 – A K Peters/CRC Press

376 pages

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Paperback: 9781568812564
pub: 2005-06-06
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About the Book

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.

Reviews

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

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MAT025000
MATHEMATICS / Recreations & Games
MAT028000
MATHEMATICS / Set Theory