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Set Theory

Abhijit Dasgupta
Publisher: 
Birkhäuser
Publication Date: 
2014
Number of Pages: 
444
Price: 
59.99
ISBN: 
9781461488538
Category: 
Textbook
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1 Preliminaries: Sets, Relations, and Functions.- Part I Dedekind: Numbers.- 2 The Dedekind–Peano Axioms.- 3 Dedekind’s Theory of the Continuum.- 4 Postscript I: What Exactly Are the Natural Numbers?.- Part II Cantor: Cardinals, Order, and Ordinals.- 5 Cardinals: Finite, Countable, and Uncountable.- 6 Cardinal Arithmetic and the Cantor Set.- 7 Orders and Order Types.- 8 Dense and Complete Orders.- 9 Well-Orders and Ordinals.- 10 Alephs, Cofinality, and the Axiom of Choice.- 11 Posets, Zorn’s Lemma, Ranks, and Trees.- 12 Postscript II: Infinitary Combinatorics.- Part III Real Point Sets.- 13 Interval Trees and Generalized Cantor Sets.- 14 Real Sets and Functions.- 15 The Heine–Borel and Baire Category Theorems.- 16 Cantor–Bendixson Analysis of Countable Closed Sets.- 17 Brouwer’s Theorem and Sierpinski’s Theorem.- 18 Borel and Analytic Sets.- 19 Postscript III: Measurability and Projective Sets.- Part IV Paradoxes and Axioms.- 20 Paradoxes and Resolutions.- 21 Zermelo–Fraenkel System and von Neumann Ordinals.- 22 Postscript IV: Landmarks of Modern Set Theory.- Appendices.- A Proofs of Uncountability of the Reals.- B Existence of Lebesgue Measure.- C List of ZF Axioms.- References.- List of Symbols and Notations.- Index.

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