Lewis Caroll: Logician - Professor Tony Mann
A short mind-bending trip through the wonderful world of Mathematical Paradoxes. This short video discusses the work of Lewis Caroll, who is most famous for ...
Kant's Logic & Implications for Mathematics
Michiel van Lambalgen (Amsterdam) and Dora Achourioti (Amsterdam) give a talk at MCMP on the completeness of Kant's Table of Judgements and its ...
Metaphors, mathematics & the imagination | Roger Antonsen | TEDxOslo
Mathematics is about finding patterns, representing patterns, making assumptions, and changing perspectives. In this talk, Roger Antonsen, highlights the ...
The vertical bar (|) is a character with various uses in mathematics, computing, and typography. It may be called by various other names including the pipe (by ...
The Limits of Understanding
This statement is false. Think about it, and it makes your head hurt. If it's true, it's false. If it's false, it's true. In 1931, Austrian logician Kurt Godel shocked the ...
IMPLIES Operator & Logical Connectives Properties and Examples : Discrete Mathematics
IMPLIES Operator & Logical Connectives Properties When we make a logical inference or deduction, we reason from a antecedent (hypothesis or assumption) ...
Godel: Key Thinkers at the University of Sydney
KURT GÖDEL AND THE LIMITS OF MATHEMATICS - Professor Mark Colyvan, Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Sydney Centre for the Foundations of ...
GATE LECTURE : Discrete Mathematics : Conditional and Biconditional Connectives
Conditional and Biconditional Connectives Discrete Mathematics conditional and biconditional statements conditional and biconditional propositions conditional ...
Eric Pacuit. Social Choice Theory for Logicians. Lecture 1.
NASSLLI 2012 University of Texas at Austin.
Gödel's Lasting Legacy
Austrian logician Kurt Gödel's incompleteness theorems showed us the limitations of mathematics within mathematics. While math is still useful for proving ...
Sun, 27 Sep 2015 04:05:20 -0700
Mathematical logicians would say even God cannot create a mathematical contradiction. Can God create both an irresistible force and an immovable object — a theological question that was heavily debated a century ago? The conundrums become much ...
Sat, 27 Jun 2015 14:40:10 -0700
In a patent dispute between two pharmaceutical giants arguing over who owns the royalty rights to a lucrative wound-dressing solution, their lordships sat in judgment over an issue that would have tested the mettle of the finest mathematical logicians ...
Sun, 30 Aug 2015 17:55:28 -0700
[This post includes links to the 12 amicus briefs supporting Sequenom's petition for en banc rehearing in this Subject Matter Eligibility Case.] by Dennis Crouch. Ariosa Diagnostics, Inc v. Sequenom, Inc. (Fed. Cir. 2015) (en banc petition 2015). This ...
Sat, 13 Dec 2014 09:18:43 -0800
In the 1930s only a very small club of mathematical logicians could appreciate Turing's ideas. But amongst these, only Turing himself had the practical urge as well, capable of turning his hand from the 1936 purity of definition to the software ...
Sun, 16 Mar 2014 11:03:56 -0700
Levittown— You can imagine how it will look from space: the houses and roads and backyards arranged in neatly ordered rows, a framework of streetlights and driveways in a perfectly arranged grid at night. Located on what was once an expanse of potato ...
Fri, 22 Jun 2012 09:56:12 -0700
All that kept Turing's memory alive during those dark years was the dedication of his admirers, an unlikely coalition of mathematical logicians, gay rights advocates and gay rights advocates who were also mathematical logicians. Finally, in 2009, then ...
Fri, 17 Feb 2012 13:04:15 -0800
These were young kids who had just come through World War II, who could repair the electronics on airplanes and get them flying the same day, and von Neumann put them together with mathematical logicians who could imagine a universe created entirely ...
Wed, 28 Mar 2007 13:21:35 -0700
Calling Cohen "one of the most brilliant of mathematical logicians," Johnson said: "His work has greatly influenced the foundation and development of mathematics." In 1972, Cohen became the first holder of the Marjorie Mhoon Fair Professorship in ...
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