“Pull Down Thy Vanity” is directed by Ezra Pound to us all in one of his cantos. He should know. Thought of as one of the great American literary giants one minute, then held in confinement in a mental hospital for his statements, bordering on treason, on the next. His spirit, if not his politics, permeates our deepest held convictions, often those involving Truth.

It’s the job of a logician to determine what statements are True, and it’s the purpose of a metamathematician to figure out what is True, or perhaps better said — what is Truth. Mathematicians, philosophers, judges, artists,…, and…