**Hack, Hack, Who's There? A Gentle Introduction to Model Theory**

by David Reid

**Publisher**: Smashwords 2016**ISBN-13**: 9781370372249**Number of pages**: 273

**Description**:

The skeleton of this narrative nonfiction book is a science fiction story without the usual mangling of physics. The flesh is composed of self-contained non-technical mainstream explanations and examples of the field of mathematics which deals with meaning, called Model Theory. Technical terms are avoided, except to occasionally serve as keywords.

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