Summary: This introduction to rigorous mathematical logic is simple enough in both presentation and context for students of a wide range of ages and abilities. Starting with symbolizing sentences and sentential connectives, it proceeds to the rules of logical inference and sentential derivation, examines the concepts of truth and validity, and presents a series of truth tables. Subsequent topics include terms, predicates, and universal quantifiers; universal specification and ...show more laws of identity; axioms for addition; and universal generalization. Throughout the book, the authors emphasize the pervasive and important problem of translating English sentences into logical or mathematical symbolism. 1964 edition. Index. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 10
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