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Godel and the Nature of Mathematical Truth

  1. Jun 18, 2005 #1


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    Godel and the Nature of Mathematical Truth
    A Talk with Rebecca Goldstein


    A fascinating read! Highly recommended. In addition to discussing Godel's Incompleteness Theorem in the context of his metaphysical views, it also weaves Wittgenstein, Einstein, Russell, and the Vienna Circle of logical positivists into the philosophical and historical tapestry. And in a deliciously ironic twist running through the whole discussion,

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    Dearly Missed

  4. Jul 5, 2005 #3
    Excellent interview, thanks for signposting it. Her views seem well thought out and perceptive.
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