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Mathematical Logic

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ISBN-10: 0199215626

ISBN-13: 9780199215621

Edition: 2007

Authors: Ian Chiswell, Wilfrid Hodges

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Description:

Assuming no previous study in logic, this informal yet rigorous text covers the material of a standard undergraduate first course in mathematical logic, using natural deduction and leading up to the completeness theorem for first-order logic. At each stage of the text, the reader is given an intuition based on standard mathematical practice, which is subsequently developed with clean formal mathematics. Alongside the practical examples, readers learn what can and can't be calculated; for example the correctness of a derivation proving a given sequent can be tested mechanically, but there is no general mechanical test for the existence of a derivation proving the given sequent. The…    
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Book details

List price: $71.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/12/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 258
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Preface
Prelude
Informal natural deduction
Propositional logic
First interlude: Wason's Selection Task
Quantifier-free logic
Second interlude: The Linda Problem
First-order logic
Postlude
The natural deduction rules
Denotational semantics
Solutions to some exercises
Index