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To ask other readers questions about A Mathematical Introduction to Logicplease sign up. Quadehar Sorcerer rated it it was amazing Sep 11, A final chapter covers second-order logic and some other matters.
The author has made mathemtical edition more accessible to better meet the needs of today’s undergraduate mathematics and philosophy students. Chapter Four SecondOrder Logic. Talal Alrawajfeh jntroduction it really liked it Sep 04, Jul 08, John Chilton rated it liked it. Steven rated it really liked it Feb 07, Joe rated it really liked it Jun 29, I love terse books, but even for me this book is too terse.
The author has made this edition more accessible to better meet the needs of today’s undergraduate mathematics and philosophy students. A Mathematical Introduction to Logic, Second Editionoffers increased flexibility with topic coverage, allowing for choice in how to utilize the textbook in a course.
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This is pretty clearly done and mathematicians should be able to cope quite well but does Loic forget his officially intended audience on p. Sheldon rated it liked it Jun 05, Published January 5th by Academic Press first published April 28th The author has made this edition more accessible to better meet the needs of today’s undergraduate mathematics and philosophy students. And if you have already read an entry-level presentation on incompleteness e.
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It is intended for the reader who has not studied logic previously, but who has some experience in mathematical reasoning. Back to Math Logic book pages. Trivia About A Mathematical In Some might think this chapter to be slightly odd. Dec 11, Alex rated it liked it Shelves: However, if you have already read an entry-level presentation of first order logic e. Jim D’Ambrosia rated it liked it Jul 17, We get a direct proof of compactness.
Review Text Reasons for This Book’s Success “Rigor, integrity and coherence of overall purpose, introducing students to the practice of logic. We’re featuring millions of mathemarical reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. The first volume, by contrast, is not the most approachable first pass through its material.
However, I do doubt that such an action-packed presentation is the best way to first meet this material. There needs to be more examples in the book, so future students are able to learn better to solve problems. A Mathematical Introduction to Logic, Second Editionoffers increased flexibility with topic coverage, allowing for choice in how to utilize the textbook in a course. Chapter One Sentential Logic. Poor textbook is doomed to be the forgotten stepchild of this course.
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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. User Review – Flag as inappropriate Dislike the textbook. Wes rated it really liked it Aug 28, Apr 13, DJ marked it as flirted-with Shelves: The material covers many important results from logic, pretty much from scratch. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Keira Davis rated it it was amazing Sep 26, It starts with an account of first-order languages, and then there is a lengthy treatment of the idea of truth in a structure.
The author died inbut his webpages live on, including one with his own comments on his second edition. Instead, go for the different logic textbook, like Mendelson’s textbook, if you are taking Math Logic course. Books by Herbert B. Kenneth rated it liked it Jun 13, For the usual motivation for separating off propositional logic and giving it an extended treatment at the beginning of a book at this level is that this enables us to introduce and contrast the key ideas of semantic entailment and of provability in a formal deductive system, and then explain strategies for soundness and completeness proofs, all in a helpfully simple and uncluttered initial framework.
Some proofs are not fully spelled out, and, as several other reviewers noted, the writing style is pretty terse.