by Jan Wolenski
Publisher: ESSLLI 2002
Number of pages: 35
The course is intended to provide the basic information about the metatheory of formal system. It will start with a brief information about propositional calculus and first-order logic. Then, fundamental theorems about elementary logic will be stated and proved.
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