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Single Idea 10868

[catalogued under 6. Mathematics / A. Nature of Mathematics / 5. The Infinite / g. Continuum Hypothesis]

Full Idea

Gdel proved that the Continuum Hypothesis was not inconsistent with the axioms of set theory.

Gist of Idea

The Continuum Hypothesis is not inconsistent with the axioms of set theory

Source

report of Kurt Gdel (What is Cantor's Continuum Problem? [1964]) by Brian Clegg - Infinity: Quest to Think the Unthinkable Ch.15

Book Reference

Clegg,Brian: 'Infinity' [Robinson 2003], p.203