FOM: Henkin's Induction paper

H. Enderton hbe at
Mon May 21 11:39:21 EDT 2001

>Could someone please supply a reference to a very pleasant paper
>by Henkin on the nature of mathematical induction (perhaps just on the
>natural numbers, I forget)?   I think it was in JSL.

Sure, here is the reference:
    Leon Henkin
    On mathematical induction
    American mathematical monthly, vol. 67 (1960), pp. 323-338

The JSL review is XXVII 92.

The material was also released as a film, although I haven't seen it.

--Herb Enderton
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