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Thomas Jech’s The Axiom of Choice is, in its Dover edition, a reprint of the classic which explains the place of the Axiom of Choice in. Thomas Jech is a set theorist and logician, who among many other things wrote a classic book on the Axiom of Choice (AC). I strongly recommend this book for. The Axiom of Choice: A nonmeasurable set of real numbers: A paradoxical decomposition of the sphere: Problems: Historical.

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We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive? Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. The Axiom of Choice. Description Comprehensive in its selection of topics and results, this self-contained text examines the relative strengths and consequences of the axiom of choice. Each chapter contains several problems, graded according to difficulty, and concludes with some historical remarks.


An introduction to the use of the axiom of choice is followed by explorations of consistency, permutation models, and independence. Subsequent chapters examine embedding theorems, models with finite supports, weaker versions of the axiom, and nontransferable statements.

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Table of contents Preface1. Use of the axiom of choice3. Consistency of the axiom of choice4. Independence of the axiom of choice6.

Models with finite supports8. Some weaker versions of the axiom of choice9.

The Axiom of Choice

Cardinal numbers in set theory without choice Some properties contradicting the axiom of choiceAppendix 1. Equivalents of the axiom of choiceAppendix 2.

Equivalents of the Prime Ideal TheoremAppendix 3. Various independence resultsAppendix 4.

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