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The Sleepwalkers (Schlafwandler) (1931)
Hermann Broch
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The third part of this trilogy contains digressions in which Broch talks about logic, mathematical axioms, and projective geometry. According to these digressions, the lack of style of mathematics resembles the style of modernity.

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TopicLogic/Set Theory,

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