Bulletin of Symbolic Logic

Early history of the Generalized Continuum Hypothesis: 1878—1938

Gregory H. Moore

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Abstract

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.

Article information

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

Dates
First available: 17 October 2011

Permanent link to this document
http://projecteuclid.org/euclid.bsl/1318855631

Digital Object Identifier
doi:10.2178/bsl/1318855631

Zentralblatt MATH identifier
05996548

Mathematical Reviews number (MathSciNet)
MR2896574

Citation

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


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