Gary Hardegree (homepage) | Philosophy 595t - Set Theory | (homepage) UMass Amherst |

General Info | On-Line Text |

Note |
Fall 2012. Usually taught every other fall. |

Prerequisites |
Philosophy 310 (Intermediate Logic), or graduate status, or consent of instructor. |

TOPICS |
Elementary introduction to the theory of sets. Naive Set Theory and Russell's Paradox. Zermelo-Fraenkel Set Theory. Sets, relations, functions. Natural numbers, proof by induction. Cardinal numbers, ordinal numbers, infinities. Comparison with other theories of plurality. |

Requirements |
3-4 in-class exams, plus final exam. |

Classroom |
Bartlett 121 |

Time |
Tu Th 9:30 - 10:45 |