mathematical logic

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Definition of mathematical logic

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Recent Examples on the Web Appropriate for a song with mathematical logic, the final product uses a heavy volume of individual performances. Melinda Newman, Billboard, 13 Aug. 2021 Russell is generally known as one of the founders of analytic philosophy, the co-author of Principia Mathematica—a landmark work in mathematical logic—and was advisor to Ludwig Wittgenstein. Teddy Mcdarrah, Forbes, 24 Feb. 2021 The content creators also included personal and social development programs such as language, communication, creativity, physical development and mathematical logic. Ingrid Cotto, orlandosentinel.com, 2 Oct. 2020 This is either a bold proof of the fact that ramps are not ramps, or else compelling evidence that, at least in matters culinary, certain applications of mathematical logic are largely useless. Helen Rosner, The New Yorker, 2 May 2020 Laboratory and modeling studies have already shown that tiny compartments in the dendritic arms of cortical neurons can each perform complicated operations in mathematical logic. Quanta Magazine, 14 Jan. 2020 Also unlike humans, the Lyers had impeccable mathematical logic: Given any situation, no matter how complex, all of them could analyze it perfectly and make the correct inferences. Quanta Magazine, 17 Apr. 2019 However, let’s look at this using pure mathematical logic. Michael Harriot, The Root, 8 June 2018 Public argument is nothing like mathematical logic, of course, because both moral and empirical claims are exposed to differences of interpretation. William A. Galston, WSJ, 21 Aug. 2018

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First Known Use of mathematical logic

1853, in the meaning defined above

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“Mathematical logic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mathematical%20logic. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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