Secret History Videos
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Part 1 of 42: Part 1 introduces mathematician Georg Cantor as well as the story to come and a fascinating note on Abraham Robinson and some ‘forbidden knowledge’ your calculus teacher probably doesn’t even know:
Part 2 of 42: Cantor, Plato, the Many and the One.
Part 3 of 42: Getting into the Mathematics…finally!
Part 19: Leibniz the Optimist
Part 22 of 42: This is Kurt Gödel
Introduces Dr. Gödel and explores his work and philosophy..
Part 28 of 42: Kurt Gödel: Modern Development of the Foundations Of Mathematics In Light Of Philosophy
When Albert Einstein said he attended Princeton’s Institute for Advanced Study just to have lunchtime talks with Kurt Gödel, he was not exaggerating. This video presents a rare look into those very personal philosophical views Gödel held.
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More coming soon!