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By Raymond M. Smullyan

Kurt Godel, the best truth seeker of our time, startled the realm of arithmetic in 1931 together with his Theorem of Undecidability, which confirmed that a few statements in arithmetic are inherently "undecidable." His paintings at the completeness of common sense, the incompleteness of quantity conception, and the consistency of the axiom of selection and the continuum thought introduced him additional around the world repute. during this introductory quantity, Raymond Smullyan, himself a well known truth seeker, publications the reader in the course of the interesting global of Godel's incompleteness theorems. the extent of presentation is acceptable for somebody with a easy acquaintance with mathematical common sense. As a transparent, concise creation to a tough yet crucial topic, the publication will attract mathematicians, philosophers, and computing device scientists.

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