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Mathematics Seminar

Nov
20
12:00pm
Free
Mathematics Seminar

Axioms, Paradoxes and Incompleteness  

Presented by Jacob Whitaker

At one time, mathematicians believed that a single set of axioms could allow for the answer of any mathematical question.  Kurt Gödel stuck a pin in that balloon.  Come for a discussion on meta-mathematics, paradoxes, and arguably one of the most important proofs of the last century.  This talk requires only a basic understanding of numbers and a commitment to logical reasoning.

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