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Description - Set Theory, Logic and their Limitations by Moshe Machover

In this introduction to set theory and logic, the author discusses first order logic, and gives a rigorous axiomatic presentation of Zermelo-Fraenkel set theory. He includes many methodological remarks and explanations, and demonstrates how the basic concepts of mathematics can be reduced to set theory. He explains concepts and results of recursion theory in intuitive terms, and reaches the limitative results of Skolem, Tarski, Church and Godel (the celebrated incompleteness theorems). For students of mathematics and philosophy, this book provides an excellent introduction to logic and set theory.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521479981
ISBN-10: 0521479983
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 15mm)
Pages: 300
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 1-Oct-1995
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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