Article ID: CBB991048612

On causality as the fundamental concept of Gödel’s philosophy (2020)

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This paper proposes a possible reconstruction and philosophical-logical clarification of Gödel’s idea of causality as the philosophical fundamental concept. The results are based on Gödel’s published and non-published texts (including Max Phil notebooks), and are established on the ground of interconnections of Gödel’s dispersed remarks on causality, as well as on the ground of his general philosophical views. The paper is logically informal but is connected with already achieved results in the formalization of a causal account of Gödel’s onto-theological theory. Gödel’s main causal concepts are analysed (will, force, enjoyment, God, time and space, life, form, matter). Special attention is paid to a possible causal account of some of Gödel’s logical concepts (assertion, privation, affirmation, negation, whole, part, general, particular, subject, predicate, necessary, possible, implication), as well as of logical antinomies. The problem of mechanical and non-mechanical procedures in the work with and on concepts is addressed in terms of Gödel’s causal view.

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Authors & Contributors
Yourgrau, Palle
Heijenoort, Jean van
Humberstone, Lloyd
Seeskin, Kenneth
Kuhlmann-Krieg, Susanne
Beginnen, Kurt
Journals
History and Philosophy of Logic
Aleph: Historical Studies in Science and Judaism
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science
Acta Philosophica
Bochumer Philosophisches Jahrbuch fur Antike und Mittelalter
Archivum Franciscanum Historicum
Publishers
Oxford University Press
Harvard University Press
Basic Books
Cambridge University Press
Beck
Gangemi Editore
Concepts
Philosophy
Ontology
Causality
Theology
Logic
Mathematics
People
Gödel, Kurt
Aristotle
Einstein, Albert
Descartes, René
Thomas Aquinas, Saint
Frege, Gottlob
Time Periods
Medieval
20th century
17th century
14th century
19th century
13th century
Places
Italy
Vienna (Austria)
Greece
Institutions
Vienna Circle
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