Incompleteness: The Proof and Paradox of Kurt Gödel (Great Discoveries)"A gem…An unforgettable account of one of the great moments in the history of human thought." —Steven Pinker Probing the life and work of Kurt Gödel, Incompleteness indelibly portrays the tortured genius whose vision rocked the stability of mathematical reasoning—and brought him to the edge of madness. 
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User Review  antao  www.librarything.com“It is really not so surprising that Wittgenstein would dismiss Gödel’s result with a belittling description like ‘logische Kunstücke,’ logical conjuring tricks, patently devoid of the large ... Read full review
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User Review  KirkLowery  LibraryThingThis book is an intellectual biography of one of the greatest mathematicians and logicians of the 20th century. Gödel singlehandedly derailed the HilbertRussell program of putting mathematical proof ... Read full review
Contents
Introduction  13 
A Platonist among the Positivists  53 
Hilbert and the Formalists  121 
The Proof of Incompleteness  147 
Godels Incompleteness  207 
Notes  263 
Acknowledgments  279 