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#### An Introduction to Mathematical Reasoning

Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 52.00The purpose of this book is to introduce the basic ideas of mathematical proof and reasoning to students starting university mathematics. more...

#### Ways of Proof Theory

De Gruyter 2010; US$ 196.00On the occasion of the retirement of Wolfram Pohlers the Institut für Mathematische Logik und Grundlagenforschung of the University of Münster organized a colloquium and a workshop which took place July 17 ? 19, 2008. This event brought together proof theorists from many parts of the world who have been acting as teachers, students and... more...

#### Understanding Mathematical Proof

CRC Press 2014; US$ 59.95Introduction The need for proof The language of mathematics Reasoning Deductive reasoning and truth Example proofs Logic and Reasoning Introduction Propositions, connectives, and truth tables Logical equivalence and logical implication Predicates and quantification Logical reasoning Sets and Functions Introduction Sets... more...

#### Mathematical Analysis and Proof

Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 72.95This fundamental and straightforward text addresses a weakness observed among present-day students, namely a lack of familiarity with formal proof. Beginning with the idea of mathematical proof and the need for it, associated technical and logical skills are developed with care and then brought to bear on the core material of analysis in such a lucid... more...

#### Proof, Logic and Formalization

Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 155.00The mathematical proof is the most important form of justification in mathematics. It is not, however, the only kind of justification for mathematical propositions. The existence of other forms, some of very significant strength, places a question mark over the prominence given to proof within mathematics. This collection of essays, by leading figures... more...

#### Tracking Reason

Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 23.99When ordinary people - mathematicians among them - take something to follow (deductively) from something else, they are exposing the backbone of our self-ascribed ability to reason. This book investigates the connection between that ordinary notion of consequence and the formal analogues invented by logicians. more...

#### Lectures on the Curry-Howard Isomorphism

Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 170.00The Curry-Howard isomorphism states an amazing correspondence between systems of formal logic as encountered in proof theory and computational calculi as found in type theory. For instance, minimal propositional logic corresponds to simply typed lambda-calculus, first-order logic corresponds to dependent types, second-order logic corresponds to polymorphic... more...

#### Mathematical Thinking and Writing

Elsevier Science 2001; US$ 107.00The ability to construct proofs is one of the most challenging aspects of the world of mathematics. It is, essentially, the defining moment for those testing the waters in a mathematical career. Instead of being submerged to the point of drowning, readers of Mathematical Thinking and Writing are given guidance and support while learning the language... more...

#### The Nuts and Bolts of Proofs

Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 53.95The Nuts and Bolts of Proof instructs students on the basic logic of mathematical proofs, showing how and why proofs of mathematical statements work. It provides them with techniques they can use to gain an inside view of the subject, reach other results, remember results more easily, or rederive them if the results are forgotten.A flow chart graphically... more...

#### Handbook of Proof Theory

Elsevier Science 1998; US$ 235.00This volume contains articles covering a broad spectrum of proof theory, with an emphasis on its mathematical aspects. The articles should not only be interesting to specialists of proof theory, but should also be accessible to a diverse audience, including logicians, mathematicians, computer scientists and philosophers. Many of the central topics... more...