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Mathematics and logic

Mark Kac

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Published
**1969** by New American Library in New York, NY .

Written in English

- Logic.,
- Mathematics.

**Edition Notes**

1

Statement | by Mark Kac and Stanislaw M. Ulam. |

Series | A Mentor book |

Contributions | Ulam, Stanislaw M. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA"93"K25"1969 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | ix, 222 p. |

Number of Pages | 222 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL20051088M |

LC Control Number | 68028158 |

Logic (from the Ancient Greek: λογική, romanized: logikḗ) is the systematic study of the forms of inference, the relations that lead to the acceptance of one proposition, the conclusion, on the basis of a set of other propositions, the broadly, logic is the analysis and appraisal of arguments.. There is no universal agreement as to the exact definition and boundaries of.

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