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Published by North-Holland in Amsterdam .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Symbolic and mathematical Logic,
  • Philosophy,
  • Congresses,
  • Axioms,
  • Mathematics

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Leon Henkin, Patrick Suppes and Alfred Tarski
SeriesStudies in Logic and the Foundations of Mathematics -- v. 27, Studies in logic and the foundations of mathematics -- v. 27.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQA9.A1 A95 1959
The Physical Object
Format[electronic resource] /
Pagination1 online resource (xi, 488 p.)
Number of Pages488
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27019629M
ISBN 100444533923
ISBN 109780444533920
OCLC/WorldCa428099668

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