Logicomix

(Originally posted at http://joelnoche.multiply.com/journal/item/34/Logicomix on December 25, 2010 12:57 AM)

The graphic novel Logicomix (2009) has gotten good reviews and has won a few awards.  (I bought my copy from a BOOKSALE outlet.)  Some highlights of the book include Bertrand Russell’s discovery of the paradox named after him (“Does the set of all sets which do not contain themselves contain itself?”), Kurt Gödel’s talk (“There will always be unanswerable questions”) and Ludwig Wittgenstein’s realization that “the meaning of the world does not reside in the world” and his belief that “the things that cannot be talked about logically are the only ones which are truly important.”

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