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The Unknowable, Hardback Book

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This essential companion to Chaitins highly successful The Limits of Mathematics, gives a brilliant historical survey of important work on the foundations of mathematics.

The Unknowable is a very readable introduction to Chaitins ideas, and includes software (on the authors website) that will enable users to interact with the authors proofs. "Chaitins new book, The Unknowable, is a welcome addition to his oeuvre.

In it he manages to bring his amazingly seminal insights to the attention of a much larger audience His work has deserved such treatment for a long time." JOHN ALLEN PAULOS, AUTHOR OF ONCE UPON A NUMBER

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 124 pages, IX, 124 p.
  • Publisher: Springer Verlag, Singapore
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Philosophy of mathematics
  • ISBN: 9789814021722

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