by J. Barwise, S. Feferman
Publisher: Springer 1985
Number of pages: 893
The subject matter of this book constitutes a merging of several directions of work in general model theory over the last 25 years. Three main lines can be distinguished: first, that initiated by Andrzej Mostowski on cardinality quantifiers; second, the work of Alfred Tarski, his colleagues and students on infinitary languages; and, finally, that stemming from the results of Per Lindstrom on generalized quantifiers and abstract characterizations of first-order logic.
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