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University of Cambridge > Talks.cam > The Archimedeans (CU Mathematical Society) > A unified view towards diagonal arguments

## A unified view towards diagonal argumentsAdd to your list(s) Download to your calendar using vCal - Qiangru Kuang
- Monday 25 February 2019, 18:20-18:40
- MR5, Centre for Mathematical Sciences.
If you have a question about this talk, please contact Valentin Hübner. Cantor’s diagonal argument is a simple yet deep theorem. Perhaps less known is that the same idea in the proof powers many famous results, including but not limited to: Russel’s paradox, halting theorem, undefinability theorem and Gödel incompleteness theorem. This talk aims to state and prove an abstract form of diagonal argument and derive all of the above as corollaries if time permits. The talk will be self-contained. IA Numbers and Sets or knowing Cantor’s diagonal argument will be helpful but not necessary. This talk is part of the The Archimedeans (CU Mathematical Society) series. ## This talk is included in these lists:- Guy Emerson's list
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