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The Philosophy of Set Theory: An Historical Introduction to Cantor's Paradise (Dover Books on Mathematics) (Paperback)

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This volume offers a guided tour of modern mathematics' Garden of Eden, beginning with perspectives on the finite universe and classes and Aristotelian logic. Author Mary Tiles further examines permutations, combinations, and infinite cardinalities; numbering the continuum; Cantor's transfinite paradise; axiomatic set theory, and more. Includes 32 figures.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780486435206
ISBN-10: 0486435202
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication Date: June 18th, 2004
Pages: 239
Language: English
Series: Dover Books on Mathematics