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Paperback: 318 pages
Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.; Reprint edition (26 May 2006)
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Excellent7 Aug 2000
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This book describes how to use game-theoretical ideas to "construct" models of (i.e. mathematical structures satisfying) a consistent set of axioms. The language of first-order logic is emphasized throughout. Personally, I think the subject itself is fascinating, and that the writing does full justice to the beauty of the ideas. All in all, this is a book that every mathematical logician should at least browse through. The prerequisites are modest: some naive set theory, some elementary logic and some willingness to use your brain...