Introduces the basic concepts of Set Theory including: Set-theoretical paradoxes and means of avoiding them, sets, relations, functions, orders and well-orders, proof by transfinite induction and definitions by transfinite recursion, cardinal and ordinal numbers and their arithmetic, construction of the real numbers, the axiom of choice and its consequences.
UW-Madison Department of Mathematics
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