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By Thomas J. Jech

Comprehensive in its collection of issues and effects, this self-contained textual content examines the relative strengths and outcomes of the axiom of selection. every one bankruptcy includes a number of difficulties, graded based on trouble, and concludes with a few old remarks.
An advent to using the axiom of selection is by way of explorations of consistency, permutation versions, and independence. next chapters research embedding theorems, types with finite helps, weaker types of the axiom, and nontransferable statements. the ultimate sections examine arithmetic with no selection, cardinal numbers in set concept with no selection, and houses that contradict the axiom of selection, together with the axiom of determinacy and comparable topics

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