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John B. Manchak
PHIL 472
Seattle Campus

Axiomatic Set Theory

Development of axiomatic set theory up to and including the consistency of the Axiom of Choice and Continuum Hypothesis with the Zermelo-Fraenkel Axioms.

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This course is an introduction to set theory. Topics include basic operations, axiomatics, relations, orderings, functions, choice, the Peano postulates, well orderings, infinite sets, infinite numbers, cardinal ordering, and cardinal arithmetic. Prerequisite: PHIL 120. Recommended: any 300-400 MATH course.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by John B. Manchak
Date: 05/13/2012