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> An Invitation to Model Theory

An Invitation to Model Theory


Jonathan Kirby, University of East Anglia


Model theory begins with an audacious idea: to consider statements about mathematical structures as mathematical objects of study in their own right. While inherently important as a tool of mathematical logic, it also enjoys connections to and applications in diverse branches of mathematics, including algebra, number theory and analysis. Despite this, traditional introductions to model theory assume a graduate-level background of the reader. In this innovative textbook, Jonathan Kirby brings model theory to an undergraduate audience. The highlights of basic…

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Key features

  • Suitable for use as an undergraduate- or Masters-level course in model theory, unlike traditional graduate-level texts
  • Contains many exercises of varying difficulty, from bookwork to more substantial projects
  • Presents model theory in the context of undergraduate mathematics via definable sets in familiar structures

About the book

  • DOI
  • Subjects Logic,Logic, Categories and Sets,Mathematics,Philosophy
  • Format: Hardback
    • Publication date: 13 June 2019
    • ISBN: 9781107163881
    • Dimensions (mm): 228 x 152 mm
    • Weight: 0.41kg
    • Contains: 5 b/w illus.
    • Page extent: 194 pages
    • Availability: Manufactured on demand: supplied direct from the printer
  • Format: Paperback
    • Publication date: 13 June 2019
    • ISBN: 9781316615553
    • Dimensions (mm): 228 x 152 mm
    • Weight: 0.3kg
    • Contains: 5 b/w illus.
    • Page extent: 194 pages
    • Availability: In stock
  • Format: Digital
    • Publication date: 04 April 2019
    • ISBN: 9781316683002

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