# Herbert Enderton

**Herbert Bruce Enderton** (April 15, 1936 – October 20, 2010)[1] was a Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at UCLA and a former member of the faculties of Mathematics and of Logic and the Methodology of Science at the University of California, Berkeley.

Herbert B. Enderton | |
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Born | Herbert Bruce Enderton April 15, 1936 |

Died | October 20, 2010 74) Santa Monica, California, U.S. | (aged

Nationality | American |

Alma mater | Harvard University |

Scientific career | |

Fields | Mathematical Logic |

Institutions | UCLA |

Enderton also contributed to recursion theory, the theory of definability, models of analysis, computational complexity, and the history of logic.[2]

He earned his Ph.D. at Harvard in 1962.[3] He was a member of the American Mathematical Society from 1961 until his death.[1]

## Personal life

He lived in Santa Monica. He married his wife, Cathy, in 1961 and they had two sons; Eric and Bert.[4]

## Later years

From 1980 to 2002 he was coordinating editor of the reviews section of the Association for Symbolic Logic's Journal of Symbolic Logic.[5]

## Selected publications

*Elements of Set Theory*. Academic Press. 1977. ISBN 978-0-12-238440-0.*A Mathematical Introduction to Logic*. Academic Press. 1972. ISBN 978-0-12-238452-3.*Computability Theory: An Introduction to Recursion Theory*. Academic Press. 2011. ISBN 978-0-12-384958-8.

## References

- "Deaths of AMS Members" (PDF).
*Notices of the American Mathematical Society*. AMS.**58**(1). January 2011. - Richard Zach (October 28, 2010). "Herbert B. Enderton, 1936-2010". University of Calgary. Retrieved February 9, 2011.
- "UCLA Department of Mathematics". UCLA. Retrieved February 9, 2011.
- "Obituary".
*Los Angeles Times*. October 31, 2010. Retrieved February 9, 2011. - "Journals - Reviews". Association for Symbolic Logic. Retrieved February 9, 2011.