An Introduction to Mathematical Logic

Author: Richard E. Hodel
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486497853
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Mathematics

This comprehensive overview ofmathematical logic is designedprimarily for advanced undergraduatesand graduate studentsof mathematics. The treatmentalso contains much of interest toadvanced students in computerscience and philosophy. Topics include propositional logic;first-order languages and logic; incompleteness, undecidability,and indefinability; recursive functions; computability;and Hilbert’s Tenth Problem.Reprint of the PWS Publishing Company, Boston, 1995edition.

Introduction to Logic

Author: Patrick Suppes
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486138053
Release Date: 2012-07-12
Genre: Mathematics

Part I of this coherent, well-organized text deals with formal principles of inference and definition. Part II explores elementary intuitive set theory, with separate chapters on sets, relations, and functions. Ideal for undergraduates.

Introduction to Logic and to the Methodology of Deductive Sciences

Author: Alfred Tarski
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486284620
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Mathematics

First published in Polish in 1936, this classic work was originally written as a popular scientific book - one that would present to the educated layman a clear picture of certain powerful trends of thought in modern logic.

Mathematical Logic

Author: Stephen Cole Kleene
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486317076
Release Date: 2013-04-22
Genre: Mathematics

Contents include an elementary but thorough overview of mathematical logic of 1st order; formal number theory; surveys of the work by Church, Turing, and others, including Gödel's completeness theorem, Gentzen's theorem, more.

Mathematics and Logic

Author: Mark Kac
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486670850
Release Date: 1968
Genre: Philosophy

Fascinating study of the origin and nature of mathematical thought, including relation of mathematics and science, 20th-century developments, impact of computers, and more.Includes 34 illustrations. 1968 edition."

First order Logic

Author: Raymond M. Smullyan
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486683702
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Mathematics

Considered the best book in the field, this completely self-contained study is both an introduction to quantification theory and an exposition of new results and techniques in "analytic" or "cut free" methods. The focus in on the tableau point of view. Topics include trees, tableau method for propositional logic, Gentzen systems, more. Includes 144 illustrations.

A Profile of Mathematical Logic

Author: Howard DeLong
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486139159
Release Date: 2012-09-26
Genre: Mathematics

This introduction to mathematical logic explores philosophical issues and Gödel's Theorem. Its widespread influence extends to the author of Gödel, Escher, Bach, whose Pulitzer Prize–winning book was inspired by this work.

Introduction to Mathematical Logic Fourth Edition

Author: Elliott Mendelson
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 0412808307
Release Date: 1997-06-01
Genre: Mathematics

The Fourth Edition of this long-established text retains all the key features of the previous editions, covering the basic topics of a solid first course in mathematical logic. This edition includes an extensive appendix on second-order logic, a section on set theory with urlements, and a section on the logic that results when we allow models with empty domains. The text contains numerous exercises and an appendix furnishes answers to many of them. Introduction to Mathematical Logic includes: propositional logic first-order logic first-order number theory and the incompleteness and undecidability theorems of Gödel, Rosser, Church, and Tarski axiomatic set theory theory of computability The study of mathematical logic, axiomatic set theory, and computability theory provides an understanding of the fundamental assumptions and proof techniques that form basis of mathematics. Logic and computability theory have also become indispensable tools in theoretical computer science, including artificial intelligence. Introduction to Mathematical Logic covers these topics in a clear, reader-friendly style that will be valued by anyone working in computer science as well as lecturers and researchers in mathematics, philosophy, and related fields.

A Beginner s Guide to Mathematical Logic

Author: Raymond M. Smullyan
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486492377
Release Date: 2014-07-23
Genre: Mathematics

Written by a creative master of mathematical logic, this introductory text combines stories of great philosophers, quotations, and riddles with the fundamentals of mathematical logic. Author Raymond Smullyan offers clear, incremental presentations of difficult logic concepts. He highlights each subject with inventive explanations and unique problems. Smullyan's accessible narrative provides memorable examples of concepts related to proofs, propositional logic and first-order logic, incompleteness theorems, and incompleteness proofs. Additional topics include undecidability, combinatoric logic, and recursion theory. Suitable for undergraduate and graduate courses, this book will also amuse and enlighten mathematically minded readers. Dover (2014) original publication. See every Dover book in print at www.doverpublications.com

First Course in Mathematical Logic

Author: Patrick Suppes
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486150949
Release Date: 2012-04-30
Genre: Mathematics

Rigorous introduction is simple enough in presentation and context for wide range of students. Symbolizing sentences; logical inference; truth and validity; truth tables; terms, predicates, universal quantifiers; universal specification and laws of identity; more.

An Introduction to Symbolic Logic

Author: Langer
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486601641
Release Date: 2011-11
Genre: Mathematics

Famous classic has introduced countless readers to symbolic logic with its thorough and precise exposition. Starts with simple symbols and conventions and concludes with the Boole-Schroeder and Russell-Whitehead systems. No special knowledge of mathematics necessary. "One of the clearest and simplest introductions to a subject which is very much alive." — Mathematics Gazette.

Fundamentals of Mathematical Logic

Author: Peter G. Hinman
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781439864272
Release Date: 2005-09-09
Genre: Mathematics

This introductory graduate text covers modern mathematical logic from propositional, first-order and infinitary logic and Gödel's Incompleteness Theorems to extensive introductions to set theory, model theory and recursion (computability) theory. Based on the author's more than 35 years of teaching experience, the book develops students' intuition by presenting complex ideas in the simplest context for which they make sense. The book is appropriate for use as a classroom text, for self-study, and as a reference on the state of modern logic.

First Order Mathematical Logic

Author: Angelo Margaris
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486662691
Release Date: 1990
Genre: Mathematics

"Attractive and well-written introduction." — Journal of Symbolic Logic The logic that mathematicians use to prove their theorems is itself a part of mathematics, in the same way that algebra, analysis, and geometry are parts of mathematics. This attractive and well-written introduction to mathematical logic is aimed primarily at undergraduates with some background in college-level mathematics; however, little or no acquaintance with abstract mathematics is needed. Divided into three chapters, the book begins with a brief encounter of naïve set theory and logic for the beginner, and proceeds to set forth in elementary and intuitive form the themes developed formally and in detail later. In Chapter Two, the predicate calculus is developed as a formal axiomatic theory. The statement calculus, presented as a part of the predicate calculus, is treated in detail from the axiom schemes through the deduction theorem to the completeness theorem. Then the full predicate calculus is taken up again, and a smooth-running technique for proving theorem schemes is developed and exploited. Chapter Three is devoted to first-order theories, i.e., mathematical theories for which the predicate calculus serves as a base. Axioms and short developments are given for number theory and a few algebraic theories. Then the metamathematical notions of consistency, completeness, independence, categoricity, and decidability are discussed, The predicate calculus is proved to be complete. The book concludes with an outline of Godel's incompleteness theorem. Ideal for a one-semester course, this concise text offers more detail and mathematically relevant examples than those available in elementary books on logic. Carefully chosen exercises, with selected answers, help students test their grasp of the material. For any student of mathematics, logic, or the interrelationship of the two, this book represents a thought-provoking introduction to the logical underpinnings of mathematical theory. "An excellent text." — Mathematical Reviews

Introduction to Symbolic Logic and Its Applications

Author: Rudolf Carnap
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486143491
Release Date: 2012-07-12
Genre: Mathematics

Clear, comprehensive, and rigorous treatment develops the subject from elementary concepts to the construction and analysis of relatively complex logical languages. Hundreds of problems, examples, and exercises. 1958 edition.