A Course in Mathematical Logic


  • J.L. Bell
  • M. Machover

A comprehensive one-year graduate (or advanced undergraduate) course in mathematical logic and foundations of mathematics. No previous knowledge of logic is required; the book is suitable for self-study. Many exercises (with hints) are included.
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Book information

  • Published: January 1977
  • Imprint: NORTH-HOLLAND
  • ISBN: 978-0-7204-2844-5


The book is valuable for anyone interested in mathematical logic and may serve as a reference source for graduate students and specialists.
Zentralblatt für Mathematik

Table of Contents

1. Beginning Mathematical Logic. 2. First-Order Logic. 3. First-Order Logic (continued). 4. Boolean Algebras. 5. Model Theory. 6. Recursion Theory. 7. Logic - Limitative Results. 8. Recursion Theory (continued). 9. Intuitionistic First-Order Logic. 10. Axiomatic Set Theory. 11. Nonstandard Analysis. Bibliography.