Set Theory and the Continuum Hypothesis

Set Theory and the Continuum Hypothesis

by Paul J. Cohen


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780486469218
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication date: 12/09/2008
Series: Dover Books on Mathematics
Pages: 190
Sales rank: 835,470
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

A renowned mathematician, professor, and theorist, the late Paul J. Cohen won two of the most prestigious awards in mathematics: the American Mathematical Society's Bôcher Prize in 1964, for analysis; and the Fields Medal, the "Nobel Prize" of mathematics, in 1966, for logic.

Table of Contents

General Background in Logic
Zermelo-Fraenkel Set Theory
The Consistsency of the Continuum Hypothesis and the Axiom of Choice
The Independence of the Continuum Hypothetis and the Axiom of Choice

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