New PDF release: A Madman Dreams of Turing Machines

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By Janna Levin

ISBN-10: 1400032407

ISBN-13: 9781400032402

ISBN-10: 1400040302

ISBN-13: 9781400040308

Kurt Gödel’s Incompleteness Theorems despatched shivers via Vienna’s highbrow circles and at once challenged Ludwig Wittgenstein’s dominant philosophy. Alan Turing’s mathematical genius helped him holiday the Nazi Enigma Code in the course of WWII. notwithstanding they by no means met, their lives unusually reflected one another—both have been extraordinary, and either met with tragic ends. right here, a mysterious narrator intertwines those parallel lives right into a double helix of genius and affliction, splendidly taking pictures not just radiant, fragile minds but additionally the zeitgeist of the era.

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