Life of Fred: Logic

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Adventures with Mathematical Logic

Do you think Logic is a dry, boring subject? It's not! Not when Fred teaches it. Learn...
  • Sentences in logic
  • Connectives
  • Inductive reasoning
  • Seventeen logic fallacies
  • Predicate logic
  • Syllogisms
  • Quantifiers
  • Proofs in predicate logic
  • Direct and indirect proofs
  • Set theory as a predicate logic structure
  • Axiom systems: consistent, complete, meaningful, independent, and recursive
  • Arithmetic model
  • Gödel numbering of symbols, sentences, and proofs
  • Proof of the Diagonal Lemma
  • Gödel's Completeness theorem
  • Gödel's two Incompleteness theorems and their proofs
  • Many puzzles (exercises) and their complete solutions.

Unlike most other math logic programs, this one also has:
• Stinky Logic
• This book doesn't have bothersome "problems" or strenuous "exercises." It has delightful "puzzles," instead. 
• It has serious mathematical Logic, from the basics to advanced topics.
• Fred has adventures. 
• Duck comes back.
• Fred is pressured to buy life insurance for his wife (Fred isn't married).
• Fred "beeps" the nose of 128 lions.

Suitable as a high school text (first six chapters) or as a college text (all 16 chapters).