New chapter starts tomorrow: What's up with our elite logicians?
What sorts of topics consume their interest? Why do they provide so little help with the basic issues of everyday logic within our public discourse?
You're asking some very good questions! Below, you see links to last week's reports from the elite logician file:
Tuesday, December 11: The look and feel of professional logic! We present a technically competent excerpt from Professor Hart's 2010 book, The Evolution of Logic.Tomorrow, we'll start a new report. We'll begin with the silliest paradox of them all, the one on which Professor Goldstein, and everyone else, says the great Godel traded.
Wednesday, December 12: Aping Wittgenstein's tics! Professor Goldstein's comical portraits suggest that Vienna's greatest logicians may not have been all that sharp.
Thursday, December 13: "Don't jump, Mr. B.," we wanted to cry. "It's only 7 plus 5!"
Friday, December 14: The "paradoxicality" rules! Paradox rules as Professor Goldstein reviews the great Godel's great work.
Tomorrow: Elite logician, please! ("This very sentence is false!")