Bulletin of Symbolic Logic

Early history of the Generalized Continuum Hypothesis: 1878—1938

Gregory H. Moore

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This paper explores how the Generalized Continuum Hypothesis (GCH) arose from Cantor's Continuum Hypothesis in the work of Peirce, Jourdain, Hausdorff, Tarski, and how GCH was used up to Gödel's relative consistency result.

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Bull. Symbolic Logic Volume 17, Issue 4 (2011), 489-532.

First available in Project Euclid: 17 October 2011

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Moore, Gregory H. Early history of the Generalized Continuum Hypothesis: 1878—1938. Bull. Symbolic Logic 17 (2011), no. 4, 489--532. doi:10.2178/bsl/1318855631. http://projecteuclid.org/euclid.bsl/1318855631.

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