Metalogic: Intro to Metatheory Standard First Order Logic

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This work makes available to readers without specialized training in mathematics complete proofs of the fundamental metatheorems of standard (i.e., basically truth-functional) first order logic. Included is a complete proof, accessible to non-mathematicians, of the undecidability of first order logic, the most important fact about logic to emerge from the work of the last half-century. Hunter explains concepts of mathematics and set theory along the way for the benefit of non-mathematicians. He also provides ample ...

Metalogic: Intro to Metatheory Standard First Order Logic 1973, University of California Press, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520023567

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