Gödel Without Tears — 1

Here, as promised, is the first of a series of lecture handouts (roughly weekly, and about twelve in all) encouragingly titled Gödel Without Tears — 1. As is the way with lecture handouts, this was dashed off at great speed, and I don’t promise that this is free of either typos or thinkos. So do please let me know of any needed corrections, or indeed of any passage which is too unclear/could do with just a little amplification. Enjoy!

Later: I’ve already replaced the first version with a slightly better one …