There's Something about Gödel: The Complete Guide to the Incompleteness Theorem

There's Something about Gödel: The Complete Guide to the Incompleteness Theorem

Author(s): Francesco Berto

Published Online: 23 JUL 2010

Print ISBN: 9781405197663

Online ISBN: 9781444315028

DOI: 10.1002/9781444315028

About this Book

Berto's highly readable and lucid guide introduces students and the interested reader to Gödel's celebrated Incompleteness Theorem, and discusses some of the most famous - and infamous - claims arising from Gödel's arguments.

  • Offers a clear understanding of this difficult subject by presenting each of the key steps of the Theorem in separate chapters
  • Discusses interpretations of the Theorem made by celebrated contemporary thinkers
  • Sheds light on the wider extra-mathematical and philosophical implications of Gödel's theories
  • Written in an accessible, non-technical style

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: The Gödelian Symphony

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  2. Part II: The World after Gödel

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