Note This course scheduled for Fall 2012.
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