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G©œdel Proves the Unprovable

The Great Courses (Firm), (Distributor). Kanopy (Firm), (Distributor).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (30 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : The Great Courses, 2015.

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General Note:
Title from title frames.
Film
In Process Record.
Participant or Performer Note:
David Kung
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced by The Great Courses in 2015.
Summary, etc.:
Study the discovery that destroyed the dream of an axiomatic system that could prove all mathematical truths - Kurt G©œdel's demonstration that mathematical consistency is a mirage and that the price for avoiding paradoxes is incompleteness. Outline G©œdel's proof, seeing how it relates to the liar's paradox from Lecture 1.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language Note:
In English
Subject: Mathematics.
Genre: Education films.

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