Journey to the Edge of Reason: The Life of Kurt Gödel

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$30.00  $27.60
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Publish Date
Pages
368
Dimensions
6.2 X 9.3 X 1.4 inches | 1.45 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781324005445

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About the Author

Stephen Budiansky is a historian, biographer, and journalist, the author of 18 books exploring intellectual and creative lives, military and intelligence history, and science and the natural world. He is the former Washington Editor of the scientific journal Nature and a regular book reviewer for the Wall Street Journal. He lives on a small farm in northern Virginia.

Reviews

A painstakingly researched and lucidly presented biography--a close-up of one of the most influential and enigmatic thinkers of the twentieth century--full of vivid detail and sharp historical insight.--Karl Sigmund, professor of mathematics, University of Vienna, and author of Exact Thinking in Demented Times
Terrific.... An outstanding biography of a man of incomprehensible brilliance.--Kirkus, starred review
Journey to the Edge of Reason is an intimate and haunting portrait of one of the most elusive gods on Princeton's Mt. Olympus. A triumph of research and a wonderful read.--Sylvia Nasar, author of A Beautiful Mind