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Book Information:

Author: Kurt Schütte
Title: Proof theory
Additional book information: Grundlehren der Mathematischen Wissenschaften, Band 225, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York, 1977, xii + 302 pp., $34.10.

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Review Information:

Reviewer: Solomon Feferman
Journal: Bull. Amer. Math. Soc. 1 (1979), 224-228
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/S0273-0979-1979-14562-2