Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press: 2004
Seller ID: 012736
Binding: Hard Cover
Alfred Tarski, one of the greatest logicians of all time, is widely thought of as ‘the man who defined truth? His mathematical work on the concepts of truth and logical consequence are cornerstones of modern logic, influencing developments in philosophy, linguistics and computer science. Tarski was a charismatic teacher and zealous promoter of his view of logic as the foundation of all rational thought, a bon-vivant and a womanizer, who played the ‘great man?to the hilt. Born in Warsaw in 1901 to Jewish parents, he changed his name and converted to Catholicism, but was never able to obtain... View More...