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Can You Name Anything That Has Been Proven Not To Follow Logical

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Posted by Richard Ruquist on July 19, 2001 12:05:44 UTC

What Chaitin and earlier Goedel have done is to prove that there are things that cannot be derived from a finite number of axioms. These things are called irreducible. You are suggesting that everything is reducible to some fundamental principles. The revolution in math of the 20th century, according to Chaitin, is that most math is irreducible. So I suggest you read up on Goedel's incompleteness theorem. The Penrose books are a good source and good reading.

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