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Kurt Gödel’s Incompleteness Theorems sent shivers through Vienna’s intellectual circles and directly challenged Ludwig Wittgenstein’s dominant philosophy. Alan Turing’s mathematical genius helped him break the Nazi Enigma Code during WWII. Though they never met, their lives strangely mirrored one another—both were brilliant, and both met with tragic ends.
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Baker County Library LEVIN (Janna) (Text) 37814002307636 FICTION Book None 04/16/2014 Available -

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  • ISBN: 1400032407
  • ISBN: 9781400032402
  • Physical Description: 230 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: First Anchor Books Edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, a division of Random House, Inc,, [2007].

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Kurt Gödel’s Incompleteness Theorems sent shivers through Vienna’s intellectual circles and directly challenged Ludwig Wittgenstein’s dominant philosophy. Alan Turing’s mathematical genius helped him break the Nazi Enigma Code during WWII. Though they never met, their lives strangely mirrored one another—both were brilliant, and both met with tragic ends.
Subject: Gödel, Kurt > Fiction.
Turing, Alan, 1912-1954 > Fiction.
Logicians > Fiction.
Mathematicians > Fiction.
Genius > Fiction.
Philosophy > Fiction.
Genre: Biographical fiction.
Psychological fiction.

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