Gödel's Incompleteness Theorems and Computer Science
- Cite this article as:
- Murawski, R. Foundations of Science (1997) 2: 123. doi:10.1023/A:1009639629935
- 160 Downloads
In the paper some applications of Gödel's incompleteness theorems to discussions of problems of computer science are presented. In particular the problem of relations between the mind and machine (arguments by J.J.C. Smart and J.R. Lucas) is discussed. Next Gödel's opinion on this issue is studied. Finally some interpretations of Gödel's incompleteness theorems from the point of view of the information theory are presented.