Kurt Godel Famous Famous Quotes & Sayings

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In 1931, Kurt Godel proved in his famous second incompleteness theorem that there could be no finitary proof of the consistency of arithmetic. He had killed Hilbert's program with a single stroke.

So should you be worried that all of mathematics might collapse tomorrow afternoon? For what it's worth, I'm not. I do believe in infinite sets, and I find the proofs of consistency that use infinite sets to be convincing enough to let me sleep at night.
Jordan Ellenberg Kurt Godel Famous Sayings By Jordan Ellenberg: In 1931, Kurt Godel proved in his famous second incompleteness theorem that there could be