# mathematical logic

(redirected from Mathematical logician)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
Related to Mathematical logician: formal logic

## mathematical logic

n
1. (Logic) symbolic logic, esp that branch concerned with the foundations of mathematics
2. (Mathematics) symbolic logic, esp that branch concerned with the foundations of mathematics

## symbol′ic log′ic

n.
a modern development of formal logic employing a special notation or symbolism capable of manipulation in accordance with precise rules. Also called mathematical logic.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Noun 1 mathematical logic - any logical system that abstracts the form of statements away from their content in order to establish abstract criteria of consistency and validitylogical system, system of logic, logic - a system of reasoningBoolean algebra, Boolean logic - a system of symbolic logic devised by George Boole; used in computerspropositional calculus, propositional logic - a branch of symbolic logic dealing with propositions as units and with their combinations and the connectives that relate themfunctional calculus, predicate calculus - a system of symbolic logic that represents individuals and predicates and quantification over individuals (as well as the relations between propositions)modal logic - a system of logic whose formal properties resemble certain moral and epistemological conceptsfuzzy logic - a form of mathematical logic in which truth can assume a continuum of values between 0 and 1
References in periodicals archive ?
To celebrate the 60th birthday of renowned mathematical logician Victor Selivanov, friends and colleagues present 17 papers on computability and hierarchies, the leading themes of his scientific work.
He was also a first-rate mathematical logician; his philosophy of mathematics builds on his intricate knowledge of mathematics and his own robust metaphysical and epistemological systems.
This volume collects 18 essays by mathematical logician Murawski (Adam Mickiewicz U., Poland), with half dedicated to topics in the philosophy of mathematics and half devoted to the history of mathematics and logic.

Site: Follow: Share:
Open / Close