Proof, Sets, and Logic
by M. Randall Holmes
Publisher: Boise State University 2009
Number of pages: 207
This textbook is intended to communicate something about proof, sets, and logic. It is about the foundations of mathematics, a subject which results when mathematicians examine the subject matter and the practice of their own subject very carefully.
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by Yiannis N. Moschovakis - American Mathematical Society
This monograph develops Descriptive Set Theory from its classical roots to the modern 'effective' theory. The book emphasizes the foundations of the subject, and it sets the stage for the dramatic results established since the 1980s.
by Randall Holmes
From the table of contents: The Set Concept; Boolean Operations on Sets; Building Finite Structures; The Theory of Relations; Sentences and Sets; Stratified Comprehension; Philosophical Interlude; Equivalence and Order; Introducing Functions; etc.
by Michael Makkai - McGill University
Contents: Sets and classes; The universe of pure sets; Further principles of set-construction; Natural numbers and ordinals; Well-founded Relations and recursion; Indexing by ordinals and the axiom of choice; Well-orderings; Zorn's lema; etc.
by David Marker - University of Illinois at Chicago
These are informal notes for a course in Descriptive Set Theory. While I hope to give a fairly broad survey of the subject we will be concentrating on problems about group actions, particularly those motivated by Vaught's conjecture.