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)