Ideas of José L. Zalabardo, by Theme
[Spanish, b.1964, Lecturer at the University of Birmingham, then University College, London.]
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4. Formal Logic / F. Set Theory ST / 1. Set Theory
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Sets can be defined by 'enumeration', or by 'abstraction' (based on a property)

4. Formal Logic / F. Set Theory ST / 2. Mechanics of Set Theory / b. Terminology of ST
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The 'Cartesian Product' of two sets relates them by pairing every element with every element

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A 'partial ordering' is reflexive, antisymmetric and transitive

4. Formal Logic / F. Set Theory ST / 4. Axioms for Sets / a. Axioms for sets
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Determinacy: an object is either in a set, or it isn't

4. Formal Logic / F. Set Theory ST / 4. Axioms for Sets / l. Axiom of Specification
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Specification: Determinate totals of objects always make a set

5. Theory of Logic / A. Overview of Logic / 5. FirstOrder Logic
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A firstorder 'sentence' is a formula with no free variables

5. Theory of Logic / B. Logical Consequence / 4. Semantic Consequence =
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Γ = φ for sentences if φ is true when all of Γ is true

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Γ = φ if φ is true when all of Γ is true, for all structures and interpretations

5. Theory of Logic / E. Structures of Logic / 2. Logical Connectives / b. Basic connectives
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Propositional logic just needs ¬, and one of ∧, ∨ and →

5. Theory of Logic / I. Semantics of Logic / 1. Semantics of Logic
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The semantics shows how truth values depend on instantiations of properties and relations

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We can do semantics by looking at given propositions, or by building new ones

5. Theory of Logic / I. Semantics of Logic / 2. Formal Truth
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We make a truth assignment to T and F, which may be true and false, but merely differ from one another

5. Theory of Logic / I. Semantics of Logic / 3. Logical Truth
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'Logically true' (= φ) is true for every truthassignment

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Logically true sentences are true in all structures

5. Theory of Logic / I. Semantics of Logic / 4. Satisfaction
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A sentenceset is 'satisfiable' if at least one truthassignment makes them all true

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Some formulas are 'satisfiable' if there is a structure and interpretation that makes them true

5. Theory of Logic / J. Model Theory in Logic / 1. Logical Models
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A structure models a sentence if it is true in the model, and a set of sentences if they are all true in the model

6. Mathematics / B. Foundations for Mathematics / 4. Axioms for Number / f. Mathematical induction
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If a set is defined by induction, then proof by induction can be applied to it
