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Reverse Mathematics : Proofs from the Inside Out

By: Stillwell, John

0691196419 / 9780691196411
Paperback / softback
511.3
01/09/2019
Published 01/09/2019
United States
156 x 235 mm 200 pages, 35 b/w illus.
Professional & Vocational  Learn More Tertiary Education (US: College)

The first book surveying the history and ideas behind reverse mathematicsReverse mathematics is a new field that seeks to find the axioms needed to prove given theorems.

In Reverse Mathematics, John Stillwell offers a historical and representative view, emphasizing basic analysis and giving a novel approach to logic.

By using a minimum of mathematical logic in a well-motivated way, Reverse Mathematics will engage advanced undergraduates and all mathematicians interested in the foundations of mathematics.

BIC:

PBB Philosophy of mathematics, PBCD Mathematical logic, PBX History of mathematics

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