The higher infinite : large cardinals in set theory from their beginnings

@inproceedings{Kanamori2005TheHI,
  title={The higher infinite : large cardinals in set theory from their beginnings},
  author={Akihiro Kanamori},
  year={2005}
}
The theory of large cardinals is currently a broad mainstream of modern set theory, the main area of investigation for the analysis of the relative consistency of mathematical propositions and possible new axioms for mathematics. The first of a projected multi-volume series, this book provides a comprehensive account of the theory of large cardinals from its beginnings and some of the direct outgrowths leading to the frontiers of contemporary research. A "genetic" approach is taken, presenting… 
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