SECOND EDITION

Name |
Typo |

MVL |
Page xii. Section II
should read Part II. The book is divided into two
Parts, then Chapters, then Sections. |

MVL |
Page 20. Not really a
typo but an update. Question 1 of Exercises 2.3 should
now read `was' rather than `is'. Raymond
Smullyan (1919--2017). It is worth reading the
Wikipedia article on Smullyan; not many mathematicians
are described as `taoists'. |

MVL |
Page 123. We should
define a . b = n(n(a) + n(b)) since I have used n to
denote the unary operation in a Robbins algebra. |

MVL |
Page 125. Replace `We
by' by `to be'. |

MVL |
Page 276. Last
sentence of the proof of Theorem 8.5.22. Each of the
six statements is equivalent to each of the other
five. |

MVL |
Page 381. Exercises
11.3. Question 3. The inequality to be used should be
(1 + x)^n \geq 1 + nx. This is often known as
Bernoulli's inequality. |