Diagonalization and Self-Reference - Oxford Logic Guides 27 (Hardback)
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Diagonalization and Self-Reference - Oxford Logic Guides 27 (Hardback)

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Hardback 412 Pages / Published: 01/09/1994
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The main purpose of this book is to present a unified treatment of fixed points as they occur in Goedel's incompleteness proofs, recursion theory, combinatory logic, semantics, and metamathematics. The book provides a survey of introductory material and a summary of recent research. The first chapters are of an introductory nature and consist mainly of exercises with solutions given to most of them.

Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198534501
Number of pages: 412
Weight: 778 g
Dimensions: 242 x 158 x 26 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"The book is devoted to a rather difficult topic; its style, however, makes most of its parts digestible, sometimes even enjoyable." -- Mathematical Reviews
"Smullyan goes right to the essence of Godel's argument and its subsequent extensions. He thereby achieves a simplicity that will reach out to the general reader even as it will delight the expert." --Choice
"Exhibit[s] the hallmarks of Smullyan's style. . .Accessible to beginners, yet present[s] material of interest to specialists."--Modern Logic
"A highly original approach."--Journal of Symbolic Logic


"The book is devoted to a rather difficult topic; its style, however, makes most of its parts digestible, sometimes even enjoyable." -- Mathematical Reviews
"Smullyan goes right to the essence of Godel's argument and its subsequent extensions. He thereby achieves a simplicity that will reach out to the general reader even as it will delight the expert." --Choice
"Exhibit[s] the hallmarks of Smullyan's style. . .Accessible to beginners, yet present[s] material of interest to specialists."--Modern Logic
"A highly original approach."--Journal of Symbolic Logic

"The book is devoted to a rather difficult topic; its style, however, makes most of its parts digestible, sometimes even enjoyable." -- Mathematical Reviews
"Smullyan goes right to the essence of Godel's argument and its subsequent extensions. He thereby achieves a simplicity that will reach out to the general reader even as it will delight the expert." --Choice
"Exhibit[s] the hallmarks of Smullyan's style. . .Accessible to beginners, yet present[s] material of interest to specialists."--Modern Logic
"A highly original approach."--Journal of Symbolic Logic


"The book is devoted to a rather difficult topic; its style, however, makes most of its parts digestible, sometimes even enjoyable." -- Mathematical Reviews


"Smullyan goes right to the essence of Godel's argument and its subsequent extensions. He thereby achieves a simplicity that will reach out to the general reader even as it will delight the expert." --Choice


"Exhibit[s] the hallmarks of Smullyan's style. . .Accessible to beginners, yet present[s] material of interest to specialists."--Modern Logic


"A highly original approach."--Journal of Symbolic Logic


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