Purchase A Mathematical Introduction to Logic – 2nd Edition. Print Book & E-Book . Authors: Herbert Enderton. Hardcover ISBN: eBook ISBN. A Mathematical Introduction to Logic. Book • 2nd Edition • Authors: Herbert B. Enderton. Browse book content. About the book. Search in this book. The first edition of Herbert B. Enderton’s A Mathematical Introduction to Logic ( Academic Press, pp. ) rapidly established itself as a much-used textbook.

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A Mathematical Introduction to Logic

As is revealed by that quick description there really is a lot in Ch. And we get a first look at the ideas of effectiveness and computability. A Mathematical Introduction to Logic, Second Editionoffers increased flexibility with topic endertno, allowing for choice in how to utilize the textbook in a course. May 28, at 7: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Quadehar Sorcerer rated it it was amazing Sep 11, On the whole, I preferred Enderton, although that edition of Mendelson was the one that had the tto sketch of a proof of the consistency of arithmetic.


Al Amin rated it liked it Aug 30, It would, however, make for splendid revision-consolidation-extension reading after tackling e.

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But it also strikes me as tougher going than it purports to be. This goes very briskly at the outset.

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Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Book ratings by Goodreads. There needs to be more examples in the book, so future students are able to learn better to solve problems.


Presburger arithmetic shown to be decidable by a quantifier elimination procedure, and shown not to define multiplication Robinson Arithmetic with exponentiation. Instead, go for the different logic textbook, like Mendelson’s textbook, if you are taking Math Logic course.

I first learned serious logic from Enderton, which Pen Maddy used for her year-long logic sequence at Notre Dame. A Mathematical Introduction to Logic eventually became part of a logical trilogy, with the publication of the wonderfully lucid Elements of Set Theory and Computability Theory We students thought the course and book difficult, though in a good way, and we kept our interest in logic.

Amazon UK claims 29 Mar Refresh and try again. A second edition was published inand a glance at the section headings indicates much the same overall structure: A final chapter covers second-order logic and some other matters.