Beyond Reason: Eight Great Problems That Reveal the Limits of Science

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A mind-bending excursion to the limits of science andmathematics Are some scientific problems insoluble? In Beyond Reason, internationally acclaimed math and science author A. K. Dewdneyanswers this question by examining eight insurmountablemathematical and scientific roadblocks that have stumped thinkersacross the centuries, from ancient mathematical conundrums such as"squaring the circle," first attempted by the Pythagoreans, toG?del's vexing theorem, from perpetual motion to the upredictablebehavior of chaotic systems ...

Beyond Reason: Eight Great Problems That Reveal the Limits of Science 2004, John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780471013983

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