Introduction to set theory
Mathematics M114S and Philosophy M134, Winter 2018


Instructor: Yiannis N. Moschovakis, MS 6240, ynm@math.ucla.edu, www.math.ucla.edu/~ynm
Teaching Assistant:
Lectures : M - W - F, MS 5118, 12:00 - 12:50
Discussion Section: T, MS 5148, 12:00 - 12:50
Conference Hours of Moschovakis : M : 1:00 - 2:00, W : 1:00 - 2:00, F : 11:00 -12:00
   and by appointment (talk to me or email me)
Conference Hours of TA:

Contents: Naive set theory, Cantor's basic theorems, the paradoxes; axiomatic set theory, relations and functions, cardinal numbers; the natural numbers, proof by induction and definition by recursion; well orderings, proof  by transfinite induction and definition by transfinite recursion; the axiom of choice, cardinal arithmetic; replacement, ordinal numbers and the cumulative hierarchy of  sets.

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