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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences

Mathematics (MATH)

MATH

3720

Axiomatic Set Theory

Axiomatic Set Theory

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Cantor’s theory of sets. Russell’s paradox. Axiomatization of set theory as a framework for a contradiction-free mathematics. The Zermelo–Fraenkel axioms and the axiom of choice. Finite, countable, and uncountable sets; ordinal and cardinal arithmetic. The continuum hypothesis. Prerequisite: MATH 2971 or permission of instructor

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