Instructor : Yiannis N. Moschovakis, MS 6240, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.math.ucla.edu/~ynm
Lectures: M - W - F, MS 5118, 12:00 - 12:50,
Section : T, MS 5148, 12:00 - 12:50,
Conference Hours of
Moschovakis : M-W: 1:00 - 2:00, Friday 11:00 - 12:00 and by appointment,
best made after class or by email.
Notes on Set Theory, by Moschovakis (Second Edition).
We will cover Chapters 1 - 8, 11 and 12,
as well as parts of Chapters 9 and 10 (as time allows).
One of Mathematics 110A,
121,131A, or Philosophy 135, or consent of the instructor. To receive the
"consent of the instructor" (and the Permit to Enroll that goes with it), you
need to send me an email message with a list of the relevant courses in
Mathematics or Philosophy you have taken and your grades in these courses.
will be assigned on the homepage of the class and collected
in section. It will not be possible to accept late homework.
grade will be based on two midterms (about 40% of the grade), the final exam
(about 40%) and the Homework, which will count for 20%.
The dates of the midterms and information about them will be posted on
the class homepage at least two weeks before the test dates.
warning. This class is more difficult, it
is more abstract and it covers substantially more material than
the typical, upper division math or philosophy class. It is especially
fast-paced in the beginning, and if you stay behind in the first
two weeks, you will never catch up.