**foundations of mathematics wikipedia** - *foundations of mathematics is the study of the philosophical and logical and or algorithmic basis of mathematics or in a broader sense the mathematical investigation of what underlies the philosophical theories concerning the nature of mathematics in this latter sense the distinction between foundations of mathematics and philosophy of mathematics turns out to be quite vague*, **foundations of mathematical logic dover books on** - *this book is a thoroughly documented and comprehensive account of the constructive theory of the first order predicate calculus this is a calculus that is central to modern mathematical logic and important for mathematicians philosophers and scientists whose work impinges upon logic*, **handbook of mathematical logic volume 90 studies in** - *the handbook of mathematical logic was an exhaustive survey of the field at the time of the book s publication in the late 70s it still contains many excellent introductions to more advanced topics like infinitary logic*, **foundations of mathematics history facts britannica com** - *foundations of mathematics the study of the logical and philosophical basis of mathematics including whether the axioms of a given system ensure its completeness and its consistency because mathematics has served as a model for rational inquiry in the west and is used extensively in the sciences*, **human knowledge foundations and limits** - *fideisms judaism is the semitic monotheistic fideist religion based on the old testament s 1000 600 bce rules for the worship of yahweh by his chosen people the children of abraham s son isaac c1800 bce zoroastrianism is the persian monotheistic fideist religion founded by zarathustra c628 c551 bce and which teaches that good must be chosen over evil in order to achieve salvation*, **portal contents mathematics and logic wikipedia** - *mathematics is the study of topics such as quantity numbers structure space and change it evolved through the use of abstraction and logical reasoning from counting calculation measurement and the systematic study of the shapes and motions of physical objects mathematicians explore such concepts aiming to formulate new conjectures and establish their truth by rigorous deduction from*, **logic and set theory around the world** - *research teams and centers europe north america other publications blogs organizations and conferences mailing lists software other here is a list of research groups and departments and some isolated logics specialists in other departments in the foundations of mathematics and computer science logic set theory model theory theoretical computer science proof theory*, **fuzzy logic mathematics britannica com** - *fuzzy logic fuzzy logic in mathematics a form of logic based on the concept of a fuzzy set membership in fuzzy sets is expressed in degrees of truth i e as a continuum of values ranging from 0 to 1 in a narrow sense the term fuzzy logic refers to a system of approximate reasoning but its widest meaning*, **the new language of mathematics american scientist** - *something strange is happening in mathematics seminar rooms around the world words and phrases such as spider birdtrack amoeba sandpile and octopus decomposition are being heard drawings that resemble prehistoric petroglyphs or ancient chinese calligraphy are being seen and are being manipulated like the traditional numerals and symbols of algebra*, **archive for mathematical logic incl option to publish** - *the journal publishes research papers and occasionally surveys or expositions on mathematical logic contributions are also welcomed from other related areas such as theoretical computer science or philosophy as long as the methods of mathematical logic play a significant role*