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xash  ·  1312 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Harry Potter and the set of all sets that do not contain themselves

If anyone wants to learn about the historical background to the fundamentals of modern mathematics (last ~100 years) I can only second the recommendation on reading the well made comic Logicomix. Believe me, the story is really interesting.

flagamuffin  ·  1311 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Where do I start?