Kurt Godel Unpublished Philosophical Essays
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Kurt Gï¿½del, together with Bertrand Russell, is the most important name in logic, and in the foundations and philosophy of mathematics of this century. However, unlike Russel, Gï¿½del the mathematician published very little apart from his well-known writings in logic, metamathematics and set theory. Fortunately, Gï¿½del the philosopher, who devoted more years of his life to philosophy than to technical investigation, wrote hundreds of pages on the philosophy of mathematics, as well as on other fields of philosophy. It was only possible to learn more about his philosophical works after the opening of his literary estate at Princeton a decade ago. The goal of this book is to make available…
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Springer Basel AG
Publication date: 12/1/1995
Size: 6.10" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
|Kurt Godel and the philosophy of mathematics|
|Realism, metamathematics and the unpublished essays|
|The analytic-synthetic distinction|
|The mathematics-physics analogy|
|The unpublished essays|
|The character and origin of the manuscripts in the present edition|
|Some basic theorems on the foundations of mathematics and their philosophical implications (1951)|
|Is mathematics syntax of language?, II (1953-54?)|
|Is mathematics syntax of language?, VI (1955-56?)|