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Proving Darwin - by Gregory Chaitin (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 123

Genre: Science

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Vintage

Book theme: Evolution

Author: Gregory Chaitin

Language: English

Street Date: February 26, 2013
TCIN: 78571957
UPC: 9781400077984
Item Number (DPCI): 247-35-2455

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"One of the great ideas men of mathematics and computer science." --New Scientist

"Strange and marvelous. . . Disarmingly funny, but also thrillingly clear." --The Guardian

"[Chaitin's] enjoyment of the topics of his own research is infectious." --The Times Higher Education Supplement

"Call him Omega Man. . . . In the rarefied world of pure mathematics, Gregory Chaitin is indeed something of a venerated superhero." --Waterloo Region Record

"[Chaitin is] enthusiastic and extremely readable. . . . Amazing. No wonder [he] chose mathematics over physics." --New Scientist

"The musings of a great mind on a subject beyond most of us." --Ottawa Citizen

"Provocative. . . . Stimulating. . . . Credit the author for a lively style, lots of useful historical references and an appendix that includes von Neumann's prescient essay on self-reproducing automata." --Kirkus Reviews

"Gregory Chaitin has devoted his life to the study of mathematics. . . . A great mind." --The Victoria Times Colonist

"[Chaitin] is a creative genius." --Tucson Citizen

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