Heinz-Dieter Ebbinghaus

Heinz-Dieter Ebbinghaus (born 22 February 1939 in Hemer, Province of Westphalia) is a German mathematician and logician.

Heinz Dieter Ebbinghaus in Hanover, 1974

Ebbinghaus wrote various books on logic, set theory and model theory, including a seminal[citation needed] work on Ernst Zermelo. His book Einführung in die mathematische Logik, joint work with Jörg Flum and Wolfgang Thomas, first appeared in 1978 and became a standard textbook of mathematical logic in the German-speaking area. It is currently in its sixth edition (ISBN 9783662580288). An English edition Mathematical Logic (ISBN 0387908951) was published in the Springer-Verlag Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics series in 1984 with a second edition in 1994 (ISBN 0-387-94258-0).


  • Heinz-Dieter Ebbinghaus, Volker Peckhaus. Ernst Zermelo: An Approach to His Life and Work, 2007, ISBN 978-3-642-08050-0.
  • Heinz-Dieter Ebbinghaus, Jörg Flum. Finite Model Theory, 2005, ISBN 3-540-28787-6.
  • Heinz-Dieter Ebbinghaus, Jörg Flum, Wolfgang Thomas. Einführung in die mathematische Logik, six editions since 1978.

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