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An Invitation to Model Theory (Paperback) Loot Price: R595
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An Invitation to Model Theory (Paperback): Jonathan Kirby

An Invitation to Model Theory (Paperback)

Jonathan Kirby

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Model theory begins with an audacious idea: to consider statements about mathematical structures as mathematical objects of study in their own right. While inherently important as a tool of mathematical logic, it also enjoys connections to and applications in diverse branches of mathematics, including algebra, number theory and analysis. Despite this, traditional introductions to model theory assume a graduate-level background of the reader. In this innovative textbook, Jonathan Kirby brings model theory to an undergraduate audience. The highlights of basic model theory are illustrated through examples from specific structures familiar from undergraduate mathematics, paying particular attention to definable sets throughout. With numerous exercises of varying difficulty, this is an accessible introduction to model theory and its place in mathematics.

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Imprint: Cambridge UniversityPress
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Release date: April 2019
Authors: Jonathan Kirby
Dimensions: 152 x 227 x 18mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 195
ISBN-13: 978-1-316-61555-3
Categories: Books > Humanities > Philosophy
Books > Science & Mathematics > Mathematics
Books > Humanities > Philosophy > Topics in philosophy
Books > Science & Mathematics > Mathematics > Philosophy of mathematics
Books > Science & Mathematics > Mathematics > Mathematical foundations
Books > Science & Mathematics > Mathematics > Applied mathematics
Books > Humanities > Philosophy > Topics in philosophy > Logic
Books > Science & Mathematics > Mathematics > Mathematical foundations > Mathematical logic
Books > Science & Mathematics > Mathematics > Mathematical foundations > Set theory
Books > Science & Mathematics > Mathematics > Applied mathematics > Mathematical modelling
Books > Philosophy > Topics in philosophy
Books > Philosophy > Topics in philosophy > Logic
LSN: 1-316-61555-3
Barcode: 9781316615553

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