Table of Contents
- Introduction. What is Model Theory? Model Theory for Sentential Logic. Languages, Models and Satisfaction. Theories and Examples of Theories. Elimination of Quantifiers.
Models Constructed from Constants. Completeness and Compactness. Refinements of the Method. Omitting Types and Interpolation Theorems. Countable Models of Complete Theories. Recursively Saturated Models. Lindström's Characterization of First Order Logic.
Further Model-Theoretic Constructions. Elementary Extensions and Elementary Chains. Applications of Elementary Chains. Skolem Functions and Indiscernibles. Some Examples. Model Completeness.
Ultraproducts. The Fundamental Theorem. Measurable Cardinals. Regular Ultrapowers. Nonstandard Universes.
Saturated and Special Models. Saturated and Special Models. Preservation Theorems. Applications of Special Models to the Theory of Definability. Applications to Field Theory. Application to Boolean Algebras.
More About Ultraproducts and Generalizations. Ultraproducts Which are Saturated. Direct Products, Reduced Products, and Horn Sentences. Limit Ultrapowers and Complete Extensions. Iterated Ultrapowers.
Selected Topics. Categoricity in Power. An Extension of Ramsey's Theorem and Applications; Some Two-Cardinal Theorems. Models of Large Cardinality. Large Cardinals and the Constructible Universe.
Appendices: Set Theory. Open Problems in Classical Model Theory.
References. Additional References.
- No. of pages: 649
- Language: English
- Copyright: © North Holland 1990
- Published: June 12, 1990
- Imprint: North Holland
- eBook ISBN: 9780080880075
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