Logic from Russell to Church: 5 (Handbook of the History of by Dov M. Gabbay,John Woods

By Dov M. Gabbay,John Woods

This quantity is quantity 5 within the 11-volume Handbook of the background of Logic. It covers the 1st 50 years of the improvement of mathematical good judgment within the twentieth century, and concentrates at the achievements of the good names of the period--Russell, publish, Gödel, Tarski, Church, etc. This was once the interval during which mathematical good judgment gave mature expression to its 4 major components: set idea, version concept, facts concept and recursion idea. jointly, this paintings ranks as one of many maximum achievements of our highbrow background. Written through prime researchers within the box, either this quantity and the guide as a complete are definitive reference instruments for senior undergraduates, graduate scholars and researchers within the historical past of good judgment, the heritage of philosophy, and any self-discipline, similar to arithmetic, desktop technology, and synthetic intelligence, for whom the ancient historical past of his or her paintings is a salient consideration.

• the full diversity of modal good judgment is covered
• Serves as a novel contribution to the highbrow historical past of the 20 th century
• includes the newest scholarly discoveries and interpretative insights

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