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eBook Incompleteness in the Land of Sets (Studies in Logic) epub
  • ISBN: 1904987346
  • Author: Melvin Fitting
  • Genre: Science
  • Subcategory: Mathematics
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: College Publications (February 19, 2007)
  • Pages: 156 pages
  • ePUB size: 1949 kb
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Series: Studies in Logic (Book 5). Paperback: 156 pages. Publisher: College Publications (February 19, 2007). Another wonderful gem by the great Melvin Fitting. Well worth reading for anyone interested in logic, set theory, and the foundations of mathematics.

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Start by marking Incompleteness in the Land of Sets as Want to Read . This book gives a full presentation of the basic incompleteness and undecidability theorems of mathematical logic in the framework of set theory.

Start by marking Incompleteness in the Land of Sets as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. Corresponding results for arithmetic follow easily, and are also given. Godel numbering is generally avoided, except when an explicit connection is made between set theory and arithmetic. The book assumes little technical background from the reader. One needs mathematical ability, a general familiarity with formal logic, and an understanding of the completeness theorem, though not its proof.

Request PDF On Jan 1, 2007, Melvin Fitting and others published Incompleteness in the land of sets . I will follow the approach in, so I will carry out the work in the framework of set theory using Russell's paradox as an organizing principle

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This book gives a full presentation of the basic incompleteness and undecidability theorems of mathematical logic in the framework of set .

This book gives a full presentation of the basic incompleteness and undecidability theorems of mathematical logic in the framework of set theory. Gödel numbering is generally avoided, except when an explicit connection is made between set theory and arithmetic. All else is developed and formally proved, from Tarski's Theorem to Gödel's Second Incompleteness Theorem. Exercises are scattered throughout.

Russell's paradox arises when we consider those sets that do not belong to themselves. Intuitionistic logic, model theory and forcing (Studies in logic and the foundations of mathematics). The collection of such sets cannot constitute a set. Step back a bit. Logical formulas define sets (in a standard model). Formulas, being mathematical objects, can be thought of as sets cs reduces to set theory. Consider those formulas that do not belong to the set they define.

Melvin "Mel" Fitting (born January 24, 1942) is a logician with special interests in philosophical logic and tableau proof systems. He was a Professor at City University of New York, Lehman College and the Graduate Center. 723–724 from 1968 to 2013. At the Graduate Center he was in the departments of Computer Science, Philosophy, and Mathematics, and at Lehman College he was in the department of Mathematics and Computer Science. He is now Professor emeritus.

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Published February 19, 2007 by College Publications.

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Incompleteness in the Land of Sets (Studies in Logic): ISBN 9781904987345 (978-1-904987-34-5) Softcover, College Publications, 2007. Set Theory and the Continuum Problem (Dover Books on Mathematics). by Raymond M. Smullyan, Melvin Fitting. ISBN 9780486474847 (978-0-486-47484-7) Softcover, Dover Publications, 2010. Find signed collectible books: 'Set Theory and the Continuum Problem (Dover Books on Mathematics)'.

Russell's paradox arises when we consider those sets that do not belong to themselves. The collection of such sets cannot constitute a set. Step back a bit. Logical formulas define sets (in a standard model). Formulas, being mathematical objects, can be thought of as sets themselves-mathematics reduces to set theory. Consider those formulas that do not belong to the set they define. The collection of such formulas is not definable by a formula, by the same argument that Russell used. This quickly gives Tarski's result on the undefinability of truth. Variations on the same idea yield the famous results of Gödel, Church, Rosser, and Post. This book gives a full presentation of the basic incompleteness and undecidability theorems of mathematical logic in the framework of set theory. Corresponding results for arithmetic follow easily, and are also given. Gödel numbering is generally avoided, except when an explicit connection is made between set theory and arithmetic. The book assumes little technical background from the reader. One needs mathematical ability, a general familiarity with formal logic, and an understanding of the completeness theorem, though not its proof. All else is developed and formally proved, from Tarski's Theorem to Gödel's Second Incompleteness Theorem. Exercises are scattered throughout.
Comments: (3)
Beabandis
The topic of the book - Goedel's epochal results about incompleteness - are very classic, and Fitting offers a presentation of them along an intriguing path. For my personal taste, there is too much hand waving, and I would have liked to see more details. From another point of view - but I have to think about it more careful - I suspect that the informal way Fitting uses semantical notions (true in the domain of numbers) is not helpful to understand correctly what is going on. To be studied with another book on the same topic.
Kekinos
This is an excellent treatment of Godel's Theorem. It beautifully relates it to Russell;s famous paradox. The author first proves the result for a fiinite fragment of Set Theory. and then transfers the proof to Peano Arithmetic.
greed style
Another wonderful gem by the great Melvin Fitting. Well worth reading for anyone interested in logic, set theory, and the foundations of mathematics.
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