Introduction to symbolic logic and its applications pdf
Publications of L. HalbeisenMathematical logic is a subfield of mathematics exploring the applications of formal logic to mathematics. It bears close connections to metamathematics , the foundations of mathematics , and theoretical computer science. Mathematical logic is often divided into the fields of set theory , model theory , recursion theory , and proof theory. These areas share basic results on logic, particularly first-order logic , and definability. In computer science particularly in the ACM Classification mathematical logic encompasses additional topics not detailed in this article; see Logic in computer science for those.
Part 1: Symbolic Logic (The basics, letters, operators, connectives)
This book is one of the clearest, most comprehensive and rigorous introductions to modern symbolic logic available in any language. Professor Carnap, a world authority on symbolic logic, dvelops the subject from elementary concepts and simple exercises through the construction and analysis of a number of relatively complex logical languages. He then considers, in great detail, the application of symbolic logic to the clarification and axiomatization of various theories in mathematics, physics and biology.
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Logic, Symbolic and mathematical
In ordinary discourse, inferences may be signified by words such as therefore , thus , hence , ergo , and so on. Historically, logic has been studied in philosophy since ancient times and mathematics since the midth century , and recently logic has been studied in cognitive science encompasses computer science , linguistics , philosophy and psychology. The concept of logical form is central to logic. The validity of an argument is determined by its logical form, not by its content. Traditional Aristotelian syllogistic logic and modern symbolic logic are examples of formal logic. However, agreement on what logic actually is has remained elusive, although the field of universal logic has studied the common structure of logics. Logic is generally considered formal when it analyzes and represents the form of any valid argument type.