The Resource When Einstein walked with Gödel : excursions to the edge of thought, Jim Holt

When Einstein walked with Gödel : excursions to the edge of thought, Jim Holt

Label
When Einstein walked with Gödel : excursions to the edge of thought
Title
When Einstein walked with Gödel
Title remainder
excursions to the edge of thought
Statement of responsibility
Jim Holt
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A collection of essays on philosophy, mathematics, and science, and the people who pursue them"--
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Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Holt, Jim
Dewey number
814/.6
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3608.O4943595
LC item number
A6 2018
Literary form
essays
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Essays
Label
When Einstein walked with Gödel : excursions to the edge of thought, Jim Holt
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: The moving image of eternity -- Part II: Numbers in the brain, in platonic heaven, and in society -- Part III: Mathematics, pure and impure -- Part IV: Higher dimensions, abstract maps -- Part V: Infinity, large and small -- Part VI: Heroism, tragedy, and the computer age -- Part VII: The cosmos reconsidered -- Part VIII: Quick studies: A selection of shorter essays -- Part IX: God, sainthood, truth and bullshit
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xi, 398 pages
Isbn
9780374146702
Lccn
2017038334
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
2017038334
Label
When Einstein walked with Gödel : excursions to the edge of thought, Jim Holt
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: The moving image of eternity -- Part II: Numbers in the brain, in platonic heaven, and in society -- Part III: Mathematics, pure and impure -- Part IV: Higher dimensions, abstract maps -- Part V: Infinity, large and small -- Part VI: Heroism, tragedy, and the computer age -- Part VII: The cosmos reconsidered -- Part VIII: Quick studies: A selection of shorter essays -- Part IX: God, sainthood, truth and bullshit
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xi, 398 pages
Isbn
9780374146702
Lccn
2017038334
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
2017038334

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