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Gödel's Proof by Ernest Nagel
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This was an extremely difficult book for me. I understood so little of it on my own but luckily was reading it in school where I had people around me who were more mathematically fluent than myself to explain what the hell was going on. It was fascinating and frustrating and the basic ideas I gleaned from it were worth the headaches
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March 1, 2004 – Finished Reading
August 29, 2008 – Shelved
September 15, 2008 – Shelved as: mathematics
September 15, 2008 – Shelved as: philosophy

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Matthieu I just this again recently; I had forgotten how much I enjoyed it. Perhaps you'd find it less difficult a second time around—especially after working through DFW's thesis...

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