Mon Oct 19, 2009
Genetics and Plant Biology Bldg, Room 100, 5:10–7 PM
Christos Papadimitriou, Paolo Mancosu (UC Berkeley)
The Life, Loves, and Logical Struggles of Bertrand Russell, and the other Great Logicians who wrestled with the elusive goal of placing mathematical reasoning on a Firm Foundation.
A discussion of the graphic novel Logicomix: An Epic Search for
Truth, by Apostolos Doxiadis and Christos H. Papadimitriou, with art by Alecos Papadatos and Annie Di Donna, New York, Bloomsbury USA 2009.