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Set Theory and Its Logic

Revised Edition

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$39.00 • £31.95 • €35.00

ISBN 9780674802070

Publication Date: 01/01/1971

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380 pages

2 line illustrations

Belknap Press

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This is an extensively revised edition of W. V. Quine’s introduction to abstract set theory and to various axiomatic systematizations of the subject. The treatment of ordinal numbers has been strengthened and much simplified, especially in the theory of transfinite recursions, by adding an axiom and reworking the proofs. Infinite cardinals are treated anew in clearer and fuller terms than before.

Improvements have been made all through the book; in various instances a proof has been shortened, a theorem strengthened, a space-saving lemma inserted, an obscurity clarified, an error corrected, a historical omission supplied, or a new event noted.

Awards & Accolades

  • W. V. Quine Is Winner of the 1996 Kyoto Prize in Arts and Philosophy
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