A Tour Through Mathematical Logic (Carus Mathematical Monographs)

ISBN: 9780883850428
Publisher: The Mathematical Association of America
Publication Date: 2010-09-16
Number of pages: 414
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DESCRIPTION

The foundations of mathematics include mathematical logic, set theory, recursion theory, model theory, and Gödel's incompleteness theorems. Professor Wolf provides here a guide that any interested reader with some post-calculus experience in mathematics can read, enjoy, and learn from. It could also serve as a textbook for courses in the foundations of mathematics, at the undergraduate or graduate level. The book is deliberately less structured and more user-friendly than standard texts on foundations, so will also be attractive to those outside the classroom environment wanting to learn about the subject.

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