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Following a presumptuous page and a half introduction, Cohen presents the standard symbols of first order logic and or not ifthen if and only if and then the two second order quantifiers some all bringing the reader to confront Godel s completeness theorem roughly, the cardinality of a model does not exceed the cardinality of the statement set it interprets on page 11.I m saved by having studied logic and the completeness theorems before and by Cohen s adept skil Following a presumptuous page and a half introduction, Cohen presents the standard symbols of first order logic and or not ifthen if and only if and then the two second order quantifiers some all bringing the reader to confront Godel s completeness theorem roughly, the cardinality of a model does not exceed the cardinality of the statement set it interprets on page 11.I m saved by having studied logic and the completeness theorems before and by Cohen s adept skill at exposing the core techniques bolstering, well, basically all of mathematics well i m going to read this book again in the near future to get acomplete grasp on all the topics i read it too slowly school got in the way still, though its only 150 pages this book contains an astounding amount of, uh, good theorems and shit would like if it was typeset using LaTeX, but hey i m just happy dover is publishing it again and for so cheap a few typos a few of the proofs could have maybe used a bitdetail all in all though, really well organized, compact, and well i m going to read this book again in the near future to get acomplete grasp on all the topics i read it too slowly school got in the way still, though its only 150 pages this book contains an astounding amount of, uh, good theorems and shit would like if it was typeset using LaTeX, but hey i m just happy dover is publishing it again and for so cheap a few typos a few of the proofs could have maybe used a bitdetail all in all though, really well organized, compact, and cohen did a very good job presenting the intuition behind the proofs 2009 02 13 Thanks, Dover, for reprinting this classic a perennial favorite on 2009 02 13 Thanks, Dover, for reprinting this classic a perennial favorite on {Free Epub} á Set Theory and the Continuum Hypothesis ⚡ This exploration of a notorious mathematical problem is the work of the man who discovered the solution The independence of the continuum hypothesis is the focus of this study by Paul J Cohen It presents not only an accessible technical explanation of the author s landmark proof but also a fine introduction to mathematical logic An emeritus professor of mathematics at Stanford University, Dr Cohen won two of the most prestigious awards in mathematics in , he was awarded the American Mathematical Society s B cher Prize for analysis and in , he received the Fields Medal for Logic In this volume, the distinguished mathematician offers an exposition of set theory and the continuum hypothesis that employs intuitive explanations as well as detailed proofs The self contained treatment includes background material in logic and axiomatic set theory as well as an account of Kurt G del s proof of the consistency of the continuum hypothesis An invaluable reference book for mathematicians and mathematical theorists, this text is suitable for graduate and postgraduate students and is rich with hints and ideas that will lead readers to further work in mathematical logic