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"The best introductory text we have seen." — Cosmos. Lucidly and gradually explains sets and relations, the natural number sequence and its generalization, extension of natural numbers to real numbers, logic, informal axiomatic mathematics, Boolean algebras, informal axiomatic set theory, several algebraic theories, and 1st-order theories. Its clarity makes this book excellent for self-study.
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