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Naive set theory.

Paul R. Halmos

- 102 Want to read
- 10 Currently reading

Published
**1965** by Van Nostrand in Princeton, N.J .

Written in English

- Set theory.,
- Arithmetic -- Foundations.

**Edition Notes**

Series | University series in undergraduate mathematics |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QA248 .H26 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | 104 p. |

Number of Pages | 104 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL20326509M |

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This is a GREAT book on set theory. Very readable. A recent job change required me to come up to speed on set theory ASAP (strange I know, but bang around in the industry long enough and you'll be amazed at the stuff you have to learn,) and this book was Cited by: Aug 16, · Naive Set Theory is written in informal, conversational English, although the material is presented in a systematic and rigorous way.

For its quality of exposition and coverage, this is the best place to start learning about set theory. After working your way through this book you'll be prepared to read more advanced and equality good texts /5(34).

Naive Set Theory book. Read 29 reviews from the world. Really nothing too "naive" about it. The last few chapters were actually a bit too esoteric to finish, I tried. But then again I am not really a math person. I am sure the book does what it claims, gives you all the foundations in /5.

Naive Set Theory by Halmos, Paul R. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at menards.club Every mathematician agrees that every mathematician must know some set theory; the disagreement begins in trying to decide how much is some.

This book contains my answer to that question. The purpose of the book is to tell the beginning student of advanced mathematics the basic set theoretic facts of life, and to do so with the minimum of philosophical discourse and logical formalism/5(4).

I think the first half of Irving Kaplansky's book Set Theory and Metric Spaces fits what you're looking for. It covers all these topics, and just a little more, but nowhere near as much as the typical books one finds mentioned, such as Enderton's book or Hrbacek/Jech's book.

Aug 01, · Buy a cheap copy of Naive Set Theory (Undergraduate Texts in book by Paul R. Halmos. From the Reviews: He (the author) uses the language and notation of ordinary informal mathematics to state the basic set-theoretic facts which a beginning Free shipping over $Cited by: The student who gets interested in set theory for its own sake should know, however, that there is much more to the subject than there is in this book.

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The book is readable for its Brand: Dover Publications. See also Naive set theory for the mathematical topic. Naive Set Theory is a mathematics textbook by Paul Halmos providing an undergraduate introduction to set theory. [1] Originally published by Van Nostrand in[2] it was reprinted in the Springer-Verlag Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics series in [3] While the title states that it is naive, which is usually taken to mean without.

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It's quite dense, but it's not a difficult read. in the book. Although Elementary Set Theory is well-known and straightforward, the modern subject, Axiomatic Set Theory, is both conceptually more diﬃcult and more interesting.

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I think Halmos' Naive Set Theory is primarily concerned with set theory as a foundation on top of which mathematics is built, but the word "naive", if I understand correctly, just means he's viewing the concept of a set concretely as a collection of things rather than axiomatically as being whatever satisfies the axioms.

As to set theory. troduction to set theory. It is roughly parallel in structure to Halmos’s classic Naive Set Theory, though more topics have been added.

The book contains exercises in most chapters, in line with its super cial character of being an elementary set theory text, but no representation as. In Naive Set Theory, something is a set if and only if it is a well-defined collection of objects.

Sets count as objects. A member is anything contained in a set. Any two sets containing precisely the same members are the same set (Principle of Extensionality). Russell's Paradox. Set theory. and also. The early development of set theory. Alternative Axiomatic Set Theories. The "standard" book is Paul Halmos, Naive Set Theory ().

From Wikipedia: "Unlike axiomatic set theories, which are defined using a formal logic, naive set theory is. Nov 09, · The book Classic Set Theory by Derek Goldrei is one of the first math books I was ever able to complete in full. It's specifically intended for independent study and provides solutions for maybe about half the problems.

I thought it was a phenomenal book when I read it, and at the time I didn't have a whole lot of exposure to advanced mathematics. Jul 05, · That's right, all we need is the price of a paperback book to sustain a non-profit website the whole world depends on.

For 23 years this has been my dream: for a generation of learners who turn to their screens for answers, I want to put the very best information at their fingertips. Naive set theory Item Preview remove-circlePages: When we talk of set theory, we generally talk about collections of certain mathematical objects.

In this sense, a set can be likened to a bag, holding a finite (or conceivably infinite) amount of things. Sets can be sets of sets as well (bags with bags in them). However, a set cannot contain duplicates -- a set can contain only one copy of a particular item.

"This book is a very specialized but broadly useful introduction to set theory. It is aimed at 'the beginning student of advanced mathematics' who wants to understand the set-theoretic underpinnings of the mathematics he already knows or will learn soon. Apr 19, · Read "Naive Set Theory" by Paul R.

Halmos available from Rakuten Kobo. This classic by one of the twentieth century's most prominent mathematicians offers a concise introduction to set theory Brand: Dover Publications. Naive Set Theory vs Axiomatic Set Theory. As given in Introduction to Set Theory of this course material, the concept of set is not defined rigorously in the naive set thoery which was originated by Georg Cantor.

There we rely on everyone's notion of "set" as a collection of objects or a container of objects. The chapter also provides an overview on naive comprehension principle and the empty set. It has been discovered that there is a number of operations on sets that bear a striking resemblance to the familiar operations of elementary algebra.

These operations have been studied extensively since the birth of. Chapter II develops the theory of sets proper. Starting with the naive set theory of Chapter I, we begin by asking the question "What is a set?" Attempts to give a rLgorous answer lead naturally to the axioms of set theory introduced by Zermelo and Fraenkel, which is the system taken as basic in this book.

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"This book is a very specialized but broadly useful introduction to set theory/5().Halmos's Naive Set Theory is the type of book I look for most, when I'm interested in a topic outside my specialization, but would like to know it better to apply it to my research.

It's a clear, concise introduction to set theory, getting to the meat of it, without all the little Reviews: