PHL349H1: Set Theory

Hours

36L

An introduction to set theory emphasizing its philosophical relevance as a unifying framework for mathematics and logic. Topics examined may include the paradoxes of the 'naïve' conception of sets and their resolution through axiomatization, the construction of natural numbers and real numbers in set theory, equivalents of the axiom of choice, and model theory.

Prerequisite
PHL245H1/MAT157Y1 and a full course in PHL/CSC/MAT
Distribution Requirements
Humanities
Breadth Requirements
Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)