**Practical Foundations of Mathematics**

by Paul Taylor

**Publisher**: Cambridge University Press 1999**ISBN/ASIN**: 0521631076**ISBN-13**: 9780521631075**Number of pages**: 588

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Practical Foundations of Mathematics explains the basis of mathematical reasoning both in pure mathematics itself (algebra and topology in particular) and in computer science. In addition to the formal logic, this volume examines the relationship between computer languages and "plain English" mathematical proofs. The book introduces the reader to discrete mathematics, reasoning, and categorical logic.

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