Elliott Mendelson

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Elliott Mendelson (born 1931) is an American logician. He was a professor of mathematics at Queens College of the City University of New York,[1] and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. He was Jr. Fellow, Society of Fellows, Harvard University, 1956-58. He taught mathematics at the college level for more than 30 years. He is the author of numerous books on logic, philosophy of mathematics, calculus, and mathematical analysis.

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Books[edit]

Sole author[edit]

  • Mendelson, Elliot (1970). Schaum's Outline of Boolean Algebra and Switching Circuits (paperback). Schaum's Outlines. New York: McGraw-Hill. ISBN 0-07-041460-2. 
  • — (1988). 3000 Solved Problems in Calculus (paperback). Schaum's Solved Problems Series. New York: McGraw-Hill (published 2009). ISBN 0-07-163534-3. 
  • — (2004). Introducing Game Theory and its Applications (hardcover). Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications. Boca Raton: Chapman and Hall/CRC. ISBN 1-58488-300-6. 
  • — (2008) [1973]. Number Systems and the Foundations of Analysis (paperback, reprint). New York: Dover. ISBN 0-486-45792-3. 
  • — (2008). Schaum's Outline of Beginning Calculus (paperback). Schaum's Outlines (3rd ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill (published 2009). ISBN 0-07-163535-1. 
  • — (2009). Introduction to Mathematical Logic (hardcover). Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications (5th ed.). Boca Raton: Chapman and Hall/CRC. ISBN 1-58488-876-8. 
  • — (2012). McGraw-Hill's 500 College Calculus Questions to Know by Test Day (paperback). McGraw-Hill's 500 College Questions to Know by Test Day. New York: McGraw-Hill. ISBN 0-07-178963-4. 

Co-author[edit]

  • Mendelson, Elliot; Frank Ayres, Jr. (1990). Schaum's Outline of Theory and Problems of Differential and Integral Calculus (paperback). Schaum's Outlines (3rd ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill. ISBN 0-07-002662-9. 
  • —; Frank Ayres, Jr. (1999). Schaum's Outline of Calculus (paperback). Schaum's Outlines (5th ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill. ISBN 0-07-150861-9. 
  • —; Frank Ayres, Jr. (2010). Schaum's Easy Outline of Calculus (paperback). Schaum's Easy Outlines (2nd ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill. ISBN 0-07-174582-3. 
  • —; Frances R. Curcio (2012). Schaum's Outline of Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers (paperback). Schaum's Outlines. New York: McGraw-Hill. ISBN 0-07-160047-7. 

Editor[edit]

  • Leblanc, Hugues; Mendelson, Elliot; Orenstein, Alex, eds. (2010). Foundations: Logic, Language, and Mathematics (paperback). City College Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology. Dordrecht, Holland: D. Reidel. ISBN 90-481-8406-1. 

Journal articles[edit]

  • P. C. Gilmore, Donald A. Martin & Elliott Mendelson (1975). Meeting of the Association for Symbolic Logic. Journal of Symbolic Logic 40 (2):299-304.
  • Hugues Leblanc, Elliott Mendelson & Alex Orenstein (1984). Preface. Synthese 60 (1).
  • Elliott Mendelson (2005). Book Review: Igor Lavrov, Larisa Maksimova, Problems in Set Theory, Mathematical Logic and the Theory of Algorithms, Edited by Giovanna Corsi, Kluwer Academic / Plenum Publishers, 2003, Us$141.00, Pp. XII + 282, ISBN 0-306-47712-2, Hardbound. Studia Logica 79 (3).
  • Elliott Mendelson (2000). Critical Studies/Book Reviews. Philosophia Mathematica 8 (3).
  • Elliott Mendelson (2007). Graham Oppy. Philosophical Perspectives on Infinity. Philosophia Mathematica 15 (3).
  • Elliott Mendelson (1956). Some Proofs of Independence in Axiomatic Set Theory. Journal of Symbolic Logic 21 (3):291-303.
  • Elliott Mendelson (1990). Second Thoughts About Church's Thesis and Mathematical Proofs. Journal of Philosophy 87 (5):225-233.
  • Elliott Mendelson (1956). The Independence of a Weak Axiom of Choice. Journal of Symbolic Logic 21 (4):350-366.
  • Sidney Morgenbesser & Elliott Mendelson (1966). Annual Meeting of the Association for Symbolic Logic. Journal of Symbolic Logic 31 (4):682-696.

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