Mathematical logic (2016/2017)

Course code
Name of lecturer
Peter Michael Schuster
Peter Michael Schuster
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Other available courses
Academic sector
Language of instruction
I sem. dal Oct 3, 2016 al Jan 31, 2017.

Lesson timetable

I sem.
Day Time Type Place Note
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall M from Oct 12, 2016  to Jan 31, 2017
Thursday 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall M from Oct 13, 2016  to Jan 31, 2017

Learning outcomes

The course is intended to introduce into the interaction between syntax (formal languages and calculi) and semantics (interpretations and models) as is fundamental for abstract mathematics and theoretical informatics.


Formal languages of first-order predicate logic.
Calculus of natural deduction.
Minimal, intuitionistic and classical logic.
Soundness and completeness theorems.
Compactness and Löwenheim-Skolem theorems.
Models and theories.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Troelstra, Anne S. & Schwichtenberg, Helmut Basic Proof Theory. (Edizione 2) Cambridge University Press 2000 0-521-77911-1
David, René & Nour, Karim & Raffali, Christophe Introduction à la Logique. Théorie de la démonstration (Edizione 2) Dunod 2004 9782100067961
Cantini, Andrea & Minari, Pierluigi Introduzione alla logica : linguaggio, significato, argomentazione. (Edizione 1) Le Monnier 2009 978-88-00-86098-7
Andrea Asperti, Agata Ciabattoni Logica a Informatica McGraw-Hill 2007
van Dalen, Dirk Logic and Structure. (Edizione 5) Springer 2013 978-1-4471-4557-8
Abrusci, Vito Michele & Tortora de Falco, Lorenzo Logica. Volume 1 - Dimostrazioni e modelli al primo ordine. (Edizione 1) Springer 2015 978-88-470-5537-7
Shoenfield, Joseph R. Mathematical Logic. (Edizione 2) Association for Symbolic Logic & A K Peters 2001 1-56881-135-7
Schwichtenberg, Helmut Mathematical Logic (lecture notes). 2012 Testo disponibile dalla pagina web dell'autore:

Assessment methods and criteria

Single oral exam with open questions and grades out of 30. The exam modalities are equal for attending and non-attending students.

Teaching aids


Student opinions - 2015/2016

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