• Norman M. Martin
  • Stephen Pollard
Part of the Mathematics and Its Applications book series (MAIA, volume 369)


In at least some formulations, particularly those inspired by Felix Klein, the central notion of topology is that of a homeomorphism. (Since doughnuts are homeomorphic to coffee cups, topologists are sometimes suspected of not being able to tell the difference.) We turn now to some applications of homeomorphisms within logic.


Inductive Hypothesis Closed Subset Similar Reasoning Topological Property Logical Proposition 


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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Norman M. Martin
    • 1
  • Stephen Pollard
    • 2
  1. 1.University of TexasAustinUSA
  2. 2.Truman State UniversityKirksvilleUSA

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