A Mathematical. Introduction to Logic. Second Edition. Herbert B. Enderton. University of California, Los Angeles. A Harcourt Science and Technology Company. Below are links to answers and solutions for exercises in the Enderton () A Mathematical Introduction to Logic. Chapter 1. Section Informal Remarks on . A Mathematical Introduction to Logic, Second Edition, offers increased flexibility with topic coverage, allowing for choice in how to utilize the textbook in a course.

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The chapter was pitched at a significantly higher level mathematically than much of the rest of the text — notably the chapter to follow on propositional logic — and made the text seem rather more daunting than it actually was.

A Mathematical Introduction to Logic

If you like books and love to build cool products, we may be looking for you. Neil Delaney rated it it was amazing Jan 15, To be sure, the material here is not mathematically difficult in itself indeed it is one of the delights of this area that the initial Big Results come so quickly. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Kenneth rated it liked it Jun 13, When I learned mathematical logic as an undergraduate years ago, I had the 1st edition of Enderton as the text in one course and Mendelson in another.

Enderton Snippet view – The author has made this edition more accessible to better meet the needs of today’s undergraduate mathematics and philosophy students. A final chapter covers lgic logic and some other matters.


A theory with successor and the order relation also shown to admit elimination of quantifiers and to be complete. It would, however, make for splendid revision-consolidation-extension reading after tackling ehderton. User Review – Flag as inappropriate Dislike the textbook.

To endergon great good fortune, she eenderton to Notre Dame fresh out of grad school for several years before heading west. I love terse books, but even for me this book is too terse. ElsevierJan 23, – Mathematics – pages. May 28, at 4: On the whole, I preferred Enderton, although that edition of Mendelson was the one that had the interesting sketch of a proof of the consistency of arithmetic.

Instead, go for the different logic textbook, like Mendelson’s textbook, if you are taking Math Logic course. Enxerton Macy rated it liked it Aug 03, Posted on May 21, by Peter Smith. Refresh and try again. Dec 11, Alex rated it liked it Shelves: This is pretty clearly done and mathematicians should be able to cope quite well but does Enderton forget his officially intended audience on p.

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Material is presented on computer science issues such as computational complexity and database queries, with additional coverage of introductory material such as sets. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Timothy rated it liked it Oct 27, It could really benefit from additional samples and explanations. Enderton passed away three years ago. Return to Book Page.


This goes very briskly at the outset. Thomas Ferguson rated it it was amazing Jun 08, Amazon UK claims 29 Mar Open Preview See a Problem? Sheldon rated it liked it Jun 05, And we get a first look at the ideas of effectiveness and computability.

Never go for this textbook. The discussion then turns to the notions of definability and representability. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Not very helpful ways to approach the certain problems. Alejandro rated it really liked it Jun 25, For the usual motivation for separating off propositional logic and giving it an extended treatment at the enxerton of a book at this level is that this enables us to introduce and contrast the key ideas of semantic entailment and of provability in a formal deductive system, and then explain strategies for soundness and completeness proofs, all in a helpfully simple and uncluttered initial framework.

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