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Title:
Gödel's proof
Author:
Nagel, Ernest, 1901-1985.
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Edition:
Revised edition.
Publication Information:
New York : New York University Press, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
xxiii, 129 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: Foreword to the New Edition by Douglas R Hofstadter ix -- Acknowledgments xxiii -- i Introduction I -- II The Problem of Consistency 7 -- inI Absolute Proofs of Consistency 25 -- iv The Systematic Codification of Formal Logic 37 -- v An Example of a Successful Absolute Proof of -- Consistency 45 -- vI The Idea of Mapping and Its Use in Mathematics 57 -- vii G6del's Proofs 68 -- A Godel numbering 68 -- B The arithmetization of meta-mathematics 80 -- c The heart of Godel's argument 92 -- vIII Concluding Reflections 109 -- Appendix: Notes 114 -- Brief Bibliography 125 -- Index 127.
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ISBN:
9780814758168

9780814758373
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