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Computability and Logic

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Computability and Logic has become a classic because of its accessibility to students without a mathematical background and because it covers not simply the staple topics of an intermediate logic course, such as Godel's incompleteness theorems, but also a large number of optional topics, from Turing's theory of computability to Ramsey's theorem. Including a selection of ex...more
Paperback, 5th Edition, 366 pages
Published September 17th 2007 by Cambridge University Press (first published January 1st 1980)
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Lane Wilkinson
BUY THE FIFTH EDITION!!!

This is the classic textbook for anyone who wants to study logic up to and beyond Godel. However, the 4th edition is plagued with serious typographic errors in the exercises. Several proofs are, in fact, impossible. John Burgess has a list of corrections on his website, but it is better just to buy the corrected fifth edition.
Warunika Ranaweera
Simple, yet complete, presentation of the underlying theories of Computability; beautifully explained.
Lane Wilkinson
A vast improvement over the fourth edition. Still the best introduction to advanced logic and metatheory.
Chris Rhodes
Godels incomputability problem. Logic III.
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