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### Single Idea 13531

#### [catalogued under 5. Theory of Logic / J. Model Theory in Logic / 1. Logical Models]

Full Idea

Model theory helps one to understand what it takes to specify a mathematical structure uniquely.

Gist of Idea

Model theory reveals the structures of mathematics

Source

Robert S. Wolf (A Tour through Mathematical Logic [2005], 5.1)

Book Reference

Wolf,Robert S.: 'A Tour Through Mathematical Logic' [Carus Maths Monographs 2005], p.165

A Reaction

Thus it is the development of model theory which has led to the 'structuralist' view of mathematics.