Skip to content

Alfred Tarski Life and Logic

Spend $50 to get a free movie!

ISBN-10: 052171401X

ISBN-13: 9780521714013

Edition: 2008

Authors: Anita Burdman Feferman, Solomon Feferman

List price: $34.99
Blue ribbon 30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee!
Out of stock
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
Carrot Coin icon
XP icon
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!


Alfred Tarski, one of the greatest logicians of all time, is widely thought of as 'the man who defined truth'. His mathematical work on the concepts of truth and logical consequence are cornerstones of modern logic, influencing developments in philosophy, linguistics and computer science. Tarski was a charismatic teacher and zealous promoter of his view of logic as the foundation of all rational thought, a bon-vivant and a womanizer, who played the 'great man' to the hilt. Born in Warsaw in 1901 to Jewish parents, he changed his name and converted to Catholicism, but was never able to obtain a professorship in his home country. A fortuitous trip to the United States at the outbreak of war…    
Customers also bought

Book details

List price: $34.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/7/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.254
Language: English

The Two Tarskis
Independence and University
The Banach-Tarski Paradox, Set Theory, and the Axiom of Choice
Polot! The Polish Attribute
The Completeness and Decidability of Algebra and Geometry
A Wider Sphere of Influence
Truth and Definability
How the "Unity of Science" Saved Tarski's Life
Berkeley Is So Far from Princeton
Building a School
The Publication Campaigns
"Papa Tarski" and His Students
Three Meetings and Two Departures
Logic and Methodology, Center Stage
Model Theory and the 1963 Symposium
Around the World
Los Angeles and Berkeley
Algebras of Logic
A Decade of Honors
The Last Times
Authors' Note and Acknowledgments
Tarski's Ph.D. Students
Polish Pronunciation Guide
Index of Names