Book Reviews of A Madman Dreams of Turing Machines

A Madman Dreams of Turing Machines
A Madman Dreams of Turing Machines
Author: Janna Levin
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ISBN-13: 9781400032402
ISBN-10: 1400032407
Publication Date: 9/18/2007
Pages: 240
Edition: Reprint
  • Currently 2.7/5 Stars.

2.7 stars, based on 7 ratings
Publisher: Anchor
Book Type: Paperback
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Depressing, but interesting. This very fictionalized comparison of the minds of two famous, though mentally unstable and grossly disfunctional, scientists (Mathematical Philosopher Kurt Gödel, and Computer Scientist Alan Turing) does give an enlightening glimpse into the world of the Philosophies of Science and Linguistics, and the Vienna Group in the years preceeding World War II.