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Ideas of Georg Kreisel, by Text

[Austrian, b.1923, Refugee who taught at Reading and then Stanford]

1958 Hilbert's Programme
05 p.212 Gödel showed that the syntactic approach to the infinite is of limited value
06 p.213 The study of mathematical foundations needs new non-mathematical concepts
13 p.220 The natural conception of points ducks the problem of naming or constructing each point