Diagonalization and Self-reference by Raymond M. Smullyan
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By Raymond M. Smullyan

Diagonalization and Self-reference

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Diagonalization and Self-reference by Raymond M. Smullyan

Book Description

The main purpose of this book is to present a unified treatment of fixed points as they occur in Godel's incompleteness proofs, recursion theory, combinatory logic, semantics, and metamathematics. The book provides a survey of introductory material and a summary of recent research. The first chapters are of an introductory nature and consist mainly of exercises with solutions given to most of them.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780198534501
ISBN-10: 0198534507
Format: Hardback
(242mm x 158mm x 26mm)
Pages: 412
Imprint: Clarendon Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 1-Sep-1994
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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