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PHL 432  Logic and its Metatheory

Semester:
Spring of odd years
Credits:
Total Credits: 4   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 4
Recommended Background:
PHL 130
Not open to students with credit in:
PHL 330
Description:
Logical consequence, first-order predicate logic with identity, including functions and descriptions. Proof theory and model theory. Topics in metatheory such as completeness, compactness, and the Lowenheim-Skolem Theorems. The axiomatic method and Godel's Incompleteness Theorems.
Effective Dates:
FALL 2014 - SUMMER 2015