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Sets, Logic, Computation (Zach)

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  • Sets, Logic, Computation is an introductory textbook on metalogic. It covers naive set theory, first-order logic, sequent calculus and natural deduction, the completeness, compactness, and Löwenheim-Skolem theorems, Turing machines, and the undecidability of the halting problem and of first-order logic. The audience is undergraduate students with some background in formal logic, e.g., what is covered by forall x.

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      • Thumbnail: Logic is the art of combining smaller arguments (premises) into a bigger argument, not unlike a jigsaw puzzle. (Pixabay license; PIRO via Pixabay)
      • Richard Zach
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