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Reverse Mathematics : Proofs from the Inside Out, Paperback / softback Book

Reverse Mathematics : Proofs from the Inside Out Paperback / softback


The first book surveying the history and ideas behind reverse mathematicsReverse mathematics is a new field that seeks to find the axioms needed to prove given theorems.

In Reverse Mathematics, John Stillwell offers a historical and representative view, emphasizing basic analysis and giving a novel approach to logic.

By using a minimum of mathematical logic in a well-motivated way, Reverse Mathematics will engage advanced undergraduates and all mathematicians interested in the foundations of mathematics.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 200 pages, 35 b/w illus.
  • Publisher: Princeton University Press
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  • Category: Philosophy of mathematics
  • ISBN: 9780691196411

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