When Einstein Walked with Gödel

Excursions to the Edge of Thought

EAN:  9780374538422
Publicatie datum:   30-05-2019
Uitvoering:  Paperback / softback
Taal:  Engels


Does time exist? What is infinity? Why do mirrors reverse left and right but not up and down? In this scintillating collection, Holt explores the human mind, the cosmos, and the thinkers who've tried to encompass the latter with the former. With his trademark clarity and humor, Holt probes the mysteries of quantum mechanics, the quest for the foundations of mathematics, and the nature of logic and truth.

Along the way, he offers intimate biographical sketches of celebrated and neglected thinkers, from t

    EAN: 9780374538422
    Uitgever: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
    Publicatie datum:   30-05-2019
    Uitvoering: Paperback / softback
    Taal: Engels
    Status:  Bestelbaar