From Trotsky to Godel: The Life of Jean van Heijenoort

From Trotsky to Godel: The Life of Jean van Heijenoort

by Anita Burdman Feferman
     
 

ISBN-10: 1568811489

ISBN-13: 9781568811482

Pub. Date: 12/01/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This story of a highly intelligent observer of the turbulent 20th century who was intimately involved as the secretary and bodyguard to Leon Trotsky is based on extensive interviews with the subject, Jean van Heijenoort, and his family, friends, and colleagues. The author has captured the personal drama and the professional life of her protagonist—ranging from

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This story of a highly intelligent observer of the turbulent 20th century who was intimately involved as the secretary and bodyguard to Leon Trotsky is based on extensive interviews with the subject, Jean van Heijenoort, and his family, friends, and colleagues. The author has captured the personal drama and the professional life of her protagonist—ranging from the political passion of a young intellectual to the scientific and historic work in the most abstract and yet philosophically important area of logic—in a very readable narrative.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781568811482
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/01/2000
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
5.71(w) x 9.53(h) x (d)

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