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    An Epic Search for Truth

    by Apostolos Doxiadis, Christos H. Papadimitriou, Alecos Papadatos, Annie Di Donna

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    • Publisher: Bloomsbury (NYC)
    • Language: english
    • Genres: philosophy, comics, science, history, biography, mathematics, logic
    • Format: paperback, 352 pages
    • Author: Apostolos Doxiadis, Christos H. Papadimitriou, Alecos Papadatos, Annie Di Donna
    • Awards: NAIBA Book of the Year for Trade Paperback Original (2010), Treviso Comic Book Festival for Best Comic Book (2012), Goodreads Choice Award Nominee for Graphic Novel (2009), Bertrand Russell Society Book Award (2010)
    • Places: Athens
    • ISBN: 9781596914520 (1596914521)
    • Release date: October 5, 2009

    About The Book

    An innovative, dramatic graphic novel about the treacherous pursuit of the foundations of mathematics.

    This graphic novel recounts the spiritual odyssey of philosopher Bertrand Russell. In his agonized search for absolute truth, he crosses paths with thinkers like Gottlob Frege, David Hilbert & Kurt Gödel, & finds a passionate student in Ludwig Wittgenstein. But his most ambitious goal — to establish unshakable logical foundations of mathematics — continues to loom before him. Thru love & hate, peace & war, he persists in the mission threatening to claim both his career & happiness, finally driving him to the brink of insanity.

    This story is at the same time a historical novel & an accessible explication of some of the biggest ideas of mathematics & modern philosophy. With rich characterizations & atmospheric artwork, it spins the pursuit of such ideas into a satisfying tale.

     Probing, layered, the book throws light on Russell’s inner struggles while setting them in the context of the timeless questions he tried to answer. At its heart, Logicomix is a story about the conflict between ideal rationality & the flawed fabric of reality.

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