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Review: Incompleteness: The Proof and Paradox of Kurt Gödel (Great Discoveries)

User Review  - Nik - Goodreads

This has been my first book on Godel. After reading bits and pieces here and there and then Logicomix, I got here. The author has written the book well but I don't know if her explanations of Godel's ... Read full review

Review: Incompleteness: The Proof and Paradox of Kurt Gödel (Great Discoveries)

User Review  - Lou - Goodreads

An excellent book on the incompleteness theorem, and the time and events surrounding Godel. Because he was such a recluse, there is not much information about the man himself. While I enjoyed the ... Read full review

Review: Incompleteness: The Proof and Paradox of Kurt Gödel (Great Discoveries)

User Review  - T. Brandon Lane - Goodreads

Brilliant overview of Godel's impact on Mathematics and philosophy. Read full review

Review: Incompleteness: The Proof and Paradox of Kurt Gödel (Great Discoveries)

User Review  - Ricardo Rodríguez Reveco - Goodreads

a Good book about the life of Godel and a non-techinical approach to their theorems, as a math major i had better hopes, but this book is written for the general public Read full review

Review: Incompleteness: The Proof and Paradox of Kurt Gödel (Great Discoveries)

User Review  - Mary - Goodreads

Overall, a very engaging read. For the mathematically illiterate,Ike myself, all but one of the chapters is fully comprehensible and the confusing chapter filled with formulas is not necessary to ... Read full review

Review: Incompleteness: The Proof and Paradox of Kurt Gödel (Great Discoveries)

User Review  - Mckinley - Goodreads

Assessable. Interesting reading, nice combination of history with math concepts mixes in. Well done. Read full review

Review: Incompleteness: The Proof and Paradox of Kurt Gödel (Great Discoveries)

User Review  - Russell - Goodreads

I love k. Godel. One of the most fascinating people to ever live and probably produced the most important mathematical result ever. This book is a very good contextual narrative for godel and incompleteness. It will launch a lot of curious sub projects for the dedicated reader. Read full review

Review: Incompleteness: The Proof and Paradox of Kurt Gödel (Great Discoveries)

User Review  - Daniel S - Goodreads

Sad at the end. So sad. Read full review

Review: Incompleteness: The Proof and Paradox of Kurt Gödel (Great Discoveries)

User Review  - Kyle York - Goodreads

What a wonderful book. Goldstein not only lays out Godel's famous theorems in relatively understandable terms for the layman (an accomplishment in itself,) but provides an original, funny, and lucid ... Read full review

Review: Incompleteness: The Proof and Paradox of Kurt Gödel (Great Discoveries)

User Review  - Micah Harding - Goodreads

Despite some of its' faults, largely organizational problems I think, I found this book to be intensely interesting. I might have enjoyed talking to Godel, even though I probably wouldn't have understood him and he probably wouldn't have enjoyed talking to me. Read full review


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