[Marxism] Re: godel etc (was ...)

Carlos A. Rivera cerejota at optonline.net
Wed Mar 16 21:47:48 MST 2005


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Scott Palmer" <Mailinglists at nspalmer.com>

> Just as Heisenberg showed in physics that one could determine the position 
> or the velocity of a subatomic particle but not both simultaneously, Gödel 
> showed that axiomatic systems like /Principia Mathematica/ could be either 
> complete or consistent, but not both. It was bad news for Russell and his 
> followers, and in its way, it was a remarkable achievement. However, 
> Gödel's work applies neither to non-axiomatic mathematical systems nor to 
> human knowledge in general.

Exactlly the type of comments I seek, thank you!!!

Now, how do both Heisenberg and Godel connect with dialectical materialism? 
They don't? They do?

sks 






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