sábado, 26 de setembro de 2009
A LÓGICA AOS QUADRADINHOS
Uma recensão no New York Times de hoje remete para um livro de "comics" com base científica:
"Algorithm and Blues, Jim Holt
Well, this is unexpected — a comic book about the quest for logical certainty in mathematics. The story spans the decades from the late 19th century to World War II, a period when the nature of mathematical truth was being furiously debated. The stellar cast, headed up by Bertrand Russell, includes the greatest philosophers, logicians and mathematicians of the era, along with sundry wives and mistresses, plus a couple of homicidal maniacs, an apocryphal barber and Adolf Hitler.(...)"
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A referência do livro é:
Written by Apostolos Doxiadis and Christos H. Papadimitriou
Illustrated by Alecos Papadatos and Annie Di Donna
347 pp. Bloomsbury. $22.95