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Kurt Godel Unpublished Philosophical Essays

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ISBN-10: 3764353104

ISBN-13: 9783764353100

Edition: 1995

Authors: Francisco A. Rodriguez-Consuegra

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Kurt G�del, 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, G�del the mathematician published very little apart from his well-known writings in logic, metamathematics and set theory. Fortunately, G�del 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…    
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Book details

List price: $119.99
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 12/1/1995
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 235
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100

Foreword
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Kurt Godel and the philosophy of mathematics
Realism, metamathematics and the unpublished essays
The analytic-synthetic distinction
The mathematics-physics analogy
Bibliography
The unpublished essays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?)
Index