Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Get Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

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

This is an introduction to set theory and logic that starts completely from scratch. The text is accompanied by many methodological remarks and explanations. A rigorous axiomatic presentation of Zermelo-Fraenkel set theory is given, demonstrating how the basic concepts of mathematics have apparently been reduced to set theory. This is followed by a presentation of propositional and first-order logic. Concepts and results of recursion theory are explained in intuitive terms, and the author proves and explains the limitative results of Skolem, Tarski, Church and Godel (the celebrated incompleteness theorems). For students of mathematics or philosophy this book provides an excellent introduction to logic and set theory.

Buy Set Theory, Logic and their Limitations by Moshe Machover from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780521479981
ISBN-10: 0521479983
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 17mm)
Pages: 300
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 23-May-1996
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions - Set Theory, Logic and their Limitations by Moshe Machover

Book Reviews - Set Theory, Logic and their Limitations by Moshe Machover

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Set Theory, Logic and their Limitations book by Moshe Machover and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Books By Moshe Machover

Israelis and Palestinians by Moshe Machover
Paperback, April 2012
$41.81