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mathematical logic Line breaks: math|em¦at|ic¦al logic

Definition of mathematical logic in English:


[mass noun]
Logic that is mathematical in its method, manipulating symbols according to definite and explicit rules of derivation; symbolic logic.
Example sentences
  • He worked on mathematical logic, in particular ordinal numbers, recursive arithmetic, analysis, and the philosophy of mathematics.
  • He then extended his father's work on associative algebras and worked on mathematical logic and set theory.
  • During this period at Cambridge, Wittgenstein continued to work on the foundations of mathematics and also on mathematical logic.
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