First-Order Logic has 71 ratings and 7 reviews. This completely self-contained study, widely considered the best book in the field, is intended to serve. This completely self-contained study, widely considered the best book in the field, is intended to serve both as an introduction to quantification theory and as. First-order Logic by Raymond M. Smullyan, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Michael Smillyan rated it really liked it Jul 05, First Course in Mathematical Logic. He seemed somewhat puzzled when I explained that the reason I don’t is that I’m a Gemini. After preliminary material on tress necessary for the tableau methodPart I deals with propositional logic from the viewpoint of analytic tableaux, covering such topics as formulas or propositional logic, Boolean valuations and truth sets, the method of tableaux and compactness.

Bradley Finigan rated it liked it Apr 16, Recent years have brought a number of his magical books of logic and math puzzles: See and discover other items: The reader must understand the difference between mathematics and meta-mathematics-that is, should be able to separate out the talking about the sentences of the system, which may contain among other signs the conjunction, disjunction, and negation, from the more-or-less informal arguments that prove assertions about these sentences using natural language, with its “and”, “or”, and “not”.


Peter Mcloughlin rated it it was ok Jan 26, Brevity generally facilitates clarity, but here frist loss of language to hang one’s hat on leaves the reader looking at symbols without sufficient reference to give them meaning, much less answer the question, Why? Discover Prime Book Box for Kids.

Stewart Shapiro – – Philosophia Mathematica 7 1: Part III continues coverage of first-order logic. More will be coming in subsequent years.

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First-order Logic

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First-Order Logic by Raymond M. Smullyan

Smullyan is a well-known logician and inventor of mathematical and logical puzzles. Lovic is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. This is an abstraction of a subject which is already an abstraction. Paperbackpages. Get to Know Us. Write a customer review. Symmetric Completeness Theorems 1.

Studies in Logic and the Foundation of Mathematics. Part II covers first-order logic, offering detailed treatment of such matters as first-order analytic tableaux, analytic consistency, quantification theory, magic sets, and analytic versus synthetic consistency properties.

Further Discussion of Analytic Consistency 3. Return to Book Page. Jasjit Singh rated it it was amazing Aug 17, Rob rated it it was amazing Sep 16, There was a problem filtering reviews right now. No discussions, ala WvO Quine, on the oreer or linguistic difficulties of a concept, just definition and proof.