A Friendly Introduction to Mathematical Logic

At the intersection of mathematics, computer science, and philosophy, mathematical logic examines the power and limitations of formal mathematical thinking. In this expansion of Leary’s user-friendly 1st edition, readers with no previous study in the field are introduced to the basics of model theory, proof theory, and computability theory. The text is designed to be Read More …

WOMEN LAI JIANG ZHONGWEN! 我们来讲中文!Let’s Speak Chinese!

This book is for those with experience learning Mandarin but need confidence interacting in everyday situations. What distinguishes Let’s Speak Chinese from other language acquisition guides is the emphasis on practical usage and the promotion of self-learning. To speak the language with ease, one needs to find the courage to simply ask for what you Read More …

Henry Clay: The Great Compromiser

One of the many publications issued by the Instructor Publishing Company (later called F.A. Owens Publishing Company), based in Dansville, New York, this small biography of Henry Clay was written as a text for history teachers, intended as a guide in their instruction of Henry Clay. Originally printed in 1899, what sets this biography apart Read More …

Daniel Webster: A Character Sketch

One of twelve volumes in the True Stories of Great Americans series published by Instructor Publishing Co. in Dansville, N.Y., Daniel Webster : A Character Sketch appeared in 1899, less than fifty years after its subject’s death. The book chronicles the life of Daniel Webster from his humble beginnings in a pioneer family through the Read More …