Buy Logic 2Rev Ed by Wilfrid Hodges (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. How do you define logic? Logic is about consistency – but not about all types of consistency. For example, if a man supports Aresenal one day and Spurs the. Wilfrid Augustine Hodges, FBA (born 27 May ) is a British mathematician, known for his Hodges was President of the British Logic Colloquium, of the European Association for Logic, Language and Information and of the Division of .

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Page 17 The word ‘quantifier’ appears first in De Morgan, as an abbreviation for ‘quantifying phrase’ – which comes from Hamilton as De Morgan acknowledges. Hodges is a good logician, with many philosophical sensitivities – this shows in his brief treatment of various ‘controversial’ or ‘bizarre’ aspects of contemporary logic.

Hodges starts with what every child knows and lets things develop. Psychologists’ tips on how hovges how not to learn. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.

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Already Ibn Sina studies conversions between forms like A and forms like B. He has held visiting appointments in the US. The undecidability results are proved rigorously in an optional final chapter, assuming Matiyasevich’s theorem characterising the computably enumerable relations.


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My CV is here. I learnt many things from the book and as a newcomer to elementary logic it took me wllfrid while to accustom myself to reading formulae and tableau. To ask other readers questions about Logicplease sign up. But one thing seems to be original in him, namely the distinction between ‘Possibly every A is a B’ and ‘Every A is possibly a B’.

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Aug 28, Tony rated it liked it Shelves: I plan to move straight on to another logic book and see how I go. If a man supports Arsenal one day and Spurs the next then he is fickle but not necessarily illogical.

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Space, Time, and Stuff Frank Arntzenius. This and the next six items are hodgew and translation of seven of the fifteen sections covering the formal logic of modalities and more besides in the book Qiyas.

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Logic Wilfrid Hodges Snippet view – He has held visiting appointments in the US. Throughout the book there are notes on historical aspects of the material, and connections with linguistics and computer science, and the discussion of syntax and semantics is influenced by modern linguistic approaches.


After three years as a temporary lecturer at the University of Birmingham he moved back to Queen Mary, University of London in But there are historical remarks scattered through the book.

One of several reports I’ve given on the proof with Saharon Shelah that there is no formula of set theory which provably in ZFC defines an algebraic closure for each field. The first edition of this book has always been my very favorite of the dozens of wilfrir logic books that I have read.

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One This was recommended for an introductory course in formal logic. Homogeneous, Isotropic Turbulence W. The type of consistency which concerns logicians is not loyalty or justice or sincerity it is compatibility of beliefs. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Pythagoras must have been an extraordinary person, but modern scholarship has stripped him of most of his supposed scientific advances. Open Preview See a Problem?