Author:Anita Burdman Feferman and Solomon Feferman


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Alfred Tarski: Life and Logic

By: Anita Burdman Feferman and Solomon Feferman

Price: $46.00

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012736

ISBN: 0521802407

Condition: New

Alfred Tarski, one of the greatest logicians of all time, is widely thought of as ‘the man who defined truth’. His mathematical work on the concepts of truth and logical consequence are cornerstones of modern logic, influencing developments in philosophy, linguistics and computer science. Tarski was a charismatic teacher and zealous promoter of his view of logic as the foundation of all rational thought, a bon-vivant and a womanizer, who played the ‘great man’ to the hilt. Born in Warsaw in 1901 to Jewish parents, he changed his name and converted to Catholicism, but was never able to ... View more info