[talks] Gödel Centenary Program this Friday
moses at CS.Princeton.EDU
Wed Nov 15 09:22:24 EST 2006
On Friday, November 17, from 2:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in Wolfensohn
Hall, the Institute will host A Program to Mark the Centenary Year of
the Birth of Kurt Gödel. The event is free and open to the public;
reservations are not required. Seating is on a first come, first
The program will consist of talks aimed at a general audience on the
life and work of Kurt Gödel (1906-1978) and his impact on
mathematics, philosophy, and computer science. Participants include:
John Burgess, Princeton University; John W. Dawson, Jr., The
Pennsylvania State University; Solomon Feferman, Stanford University;
Juliette Kennedy, University of Helsinki; Karl Sigmund, University of
Vienna; and Avi Wigderson, Institute for Advanced Study.
For additional information about the program, please visit
There is also background on Gödel's life and work accessible from the
IAS homepage, www.ias.edu.
An exhibition of posters on Gödel, created by the University of
Vienna, will remain on view on the main floor of Fuld Hall through
Sunday, December 3.
More information about the talks