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2015 Is the Dream Solution of the Continuum Hypothesis Attainable?
Joel David Hamkins
Notre Dame J. Formal Logic 56(1): 135-145 (2015). DOI: 10.1215/00294527-2835047


The dream solution of the continuum hypothesis (CH) would be a solution by which we settle the continuum hypothesis on the basis of a newly discovered fundamental principle of set theory, a missing axiom, widely regarded as true. Such a dream solution would indeed be a solution, since we would all accept the new axiom along with its consequences. In this article, however, I argue that such a dream solution to CH is unattainable.


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Joel David Hamkins. "Is the Dream Solution of the Continuum Hypothesis Attainable?." Notre Dame J. Formal Logic 56 (1) 135 - 145, 2015.


Published: 2015
First available in Project Euclid: 24 March 2015

zbMATH: 1331.03034
MathSciNet: MR3326592
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1215/00294527-2835047

Primary: 03E50

Keywords: Continuum hypothesis , multiverse

Rights: Copyright © 2015 University of Notre Dame

Vol.56 • No. 1 • 2015
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