Practical Foundations of Mathematics
by Paul Taylor
Publisher: Cambridge University Press 1999
Number of pages: 588
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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by Julie Rowlett - BookBoon
This is a fun and rigorous introduction to pure mathematics, suitable for both students and a general audience interested in learning what pure mathematics is all about. Presented in a friendly, accessible, and nonetheless rigorous style.
by Claus Tondering
This text will provide the readers with a free and accessible introduction to a very fascinating subject. The author is not a mathematician by profession, the book shows that pure mathematics is not that complicated once you get down to the rules.
by Ted Sundstrom - Pearson Education, Inc.
'Mathematical Reasoning' is designed to be a text for the first course in the college mathematics curriculum that introduces students to the processes of constructing and writing proofs and focuses on the formal development of mathematics.
by Richard Hammack - Virginia Commonwealth University
This textbook is an introduction to the standard methods of proving mathematical theorems. It is written for an audience of mathematics majors at Virginia Commonwealth University, and is intended to prepare the students for more advanced courses.