Godel's Theorem by Torkel Franzen
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Godel's Theorem
By Torkel Franzen

Godel's Theorem

An Incomplete Guide to Its Use and Abuse

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Godel's Theorem by Torkel Franzen

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"Among the many expositions of Godel's incompleteness theorems written for non-specialists, this book stands apart. With exceptional clarity, Franzen gives careful, non-technical explanations both of what those theorems say and, more importantly, what they do not. No other book aims, as his does, to address in detail the misunderstandings and abuses of the incompleteness theorems that are so rife in popular discussions of their significance. As an antidote to the many spurious appeals to incompleteness in theological, anti-mechanist and post-modernist debates, it is a valuable addition to the literature." --- John W. Dawson, author of Logical Dilemmas: The Life and Work of Kurt Godel

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781568812380
ISBN-10: 1568812388
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 11mm)
Pages: 182
Imprint: A K Peters
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 6-Jun-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Torkel Franzen

A philosopher by training (PhD, University of Stockholm), Torkel Franzen has for the past twenty years been active working in computer science (at the Swedish Institute of Computer Science). He is the author of a number of books, among them Inexhaustibility: A Non-Exhaustive Treatment.

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