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The book was originally written in English, and was translated into Greek by author Apostolos Doxiadis for the release in Greece, which preceded the UK and U. These are in turn played out just upstage of the momentous historical events of the era and the ideological battles uncle petros and goldbach’s conjecture pdf gave rise to them. Russell was not just a philosopher and pacifist, he was also one of the prominent figures in the foundational quest.

It is on the one hand a tragedy of the hubris of rationalism, which descends inextricably on madness, and on the other an origin myth of the computer. March 2014, Fatemi Publishing Co. Even though I’m a text guy, I couldn’t keep my eyes off the witty drawings. Doxiadis has shown that by using fiction to provide an emotional context to mathematical discoveries it can make for a gripping read. Uncle Petros was a bestseller and the much more ambitious Logicomix deserves to be one too.

1 on the NYT Graphic Novel Best Seller list. No Greek book has sold abroad like this in 30 years. Russell would have had with Frege and Cantor. Although “such departures from reality can be fruitful for narrative purposes”, according to Mancosu, in some cases they are objectionable, as the portrayal of Frege as a “rabid paranoid antisemite”, and the “constant refrain of the alleged causal link between logic and madness”. From “the conceptual point of view, some of the major ideas about the foundation of mathematics are conveyed with reasonable accuracy”, although sometimes errors, mistakes and inaccuracies occur.

I enjoyed reading Logicomix immensely. The authors have tackled an extremely complicated subject with thought provoking ideas in an aesthetically pleasing and entertaining fashion. Thus, my few critical remarks should not mislead you. Book Review: Logicomix by Apostolos Doxiadis, Christos H. This page was last edited on 25 October 2017, at 04:16.

The book was originally written in English, and was translated into Greek by author Apostolos Doxiadis for the release in Greece, which preceded the UK and U. These are in turn played out just upstage of the momentous historical events of the era and the ideological battles which gave rise to them. Russell was not just a philosopher and pacifist, he was also one of the prominent figures in the foundational quest. It is on the one hand a tragedy of the hubris of rationalism, which descends inextricably on madness, and on the other an origin myth of the computer. March 2014, Fatemi Publishing Co. Even though I’m a text guy, I couldn’t keep my eyes off the witty drawings. Doxiadis has shown that by using fiction to provide an emotional context to mathematical discoveries it can make for a gripping read.