…an enchanting book for those people in computer science or mathematics who are fascinated by the concept of infinity."—Computing Reviews
". . . a very well written introduction to set theory . . . easy to read and well suited for self-study . . . highly recommended."—Choice
…The Colours of Infinity-The Film Script
Arthur C. Clarke
Table of contents
Part I. Benacerraf’s Dilemma
1. McEvoy on Benacerraf’s Problem and the Epistemic Role Puzzle
2. What Is the Benacerraf Problem?
3. Benacerraf’s Mathematical Antinomy
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Table of contents
1. The Problem Posed
3. Infinity and Concept-Determination
4. The Logical Must
5. The Problem Solved