"Ultimately," Siobhan Roberts notes, "Gödel came to be compared not only to his friend Albert Einstein but also to Franz Kafka. Such was the nature of his contribution—only a handful of theorems, but all of them monumental and fantastical." A frequent Director's Visitor at the Institute, Siobhan Roberts writes of the enduring, folkloric legacy of Kurt Gödel (Faculty 1953–78), whose incompleteness theorem is the subject of a crash course at the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research. Read more at the New Yorker http://bit.ly/29gcsGS.
Waiting for Gödel
July 03, 2016