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Vicious Circles

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Circular analyses of philosophical, linguistic, or computational phenomena have been attacked on the assumption that they conflict with mathematical rigour. Barwise and Moss have undertaken to prove this assumption false. This volume is concerned with extending the modelling capabilities of set theory to provide a uniform treatment of circular phenomena. As a means of guiding the reader through the concrete examples of the theory, the authors have included many exercises and solutions: these exercises range in difficulty and ultimately stimulate the reader to come up with new results. Vicious Circles is intended for use by researchers who want to use hypersets; although some experience in mathematics is necessary, the book is accessible to people with widely differing backgrounds and interests.

Crease on front cover.

Item details

Author(s):
Barwise, Jon; Moss, Lawrence
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1996
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1575860082
ISBN-13:
9781575860084
Number of pages:
390
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press

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Circular analyses of philosophical, linguistic, or computational phenomena have been attacked on the assumption that they conflict with mathematical rigour. Barwise and Moss have undertaken to prove this assumption false. This volume is concerned with extending the modelling capabilities of set theory to provide a uniform treatment of circular phenomena. As a means of guiding the reader through the concrete examples of the theory, the authors have included many exercises and solutions: these exercises range in difficulty and ultimately stimulate the reader to come up with new results. Vicious Circles is intended for use by researchers who want to use hypersets; although some experience in mathematics is necessary, the book is accessible to people with widely differing backgrounds and interests.

Crease on front cover.

Author(s):
Barwise, Jon; Moss, Lawrence
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1996
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1575860082
ISBN-13:
9781575860084
Number of pages:
390
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press

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