A Friendly Introduction to Mathematical Logic
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Teach Yourself Logic
About this book
This user-friendly introduction to the key concepts of mathematical logic focuses on concepts that are used by mathematicians in every branch of the subject. Using an assessible, conversational style, it approaches the subject mathematically (with precise statements of theorems and correct proofs), exposing readers to the strength and power of mathematics, as well as its limitations, as they work through challenging and technical results. KEY TOPICS": Structures and Languages. Deductions. Comnpleteness and Compactness. Incompleteness--Groundwork. The Incompleteness Theorems. Set Theory.: " For readers in mathematics or related fields who want to learn about the key concepts and main results of mathematical logic that are central to the understanding of mathematics as a whole.