Math 89
Seminar in Logic (Set Theory)
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## Homework Assigments

Most recent assignment posted: week of February 15 to February 19.

Discussion questions are always due the following class day; you need not write anything down, but be prepared to talk about the question. Written homework, unless otherwise specified, is due the Monday after it is assigned. Reading. unless otherwise specified, should be done before the next class meeting.

Week of January 4 - January 8, 2010
(Written Homework due Monday, January 11)
 Monday: Read: Chapter 1. Optional reading (especially if the philosophical aspects of our study interest you): "The iterative conception of set," by George Boolos, in The Journal of Philosophy, available online. Write up: Chapter 1, exercises 4.4, 4.5a, 4.6. Wednesday: Review: Chapter 1. Read: Chapter 2, sections 1, 2 and 3. We will NOT continue through the textbook at this pace. Write up: Chapter 1, exercise 3.7. Try to prove a metatheorem, or theorem schema, from which all parts of exercise 3.7 follow. Friday: Review: Chapter 2, sections 1, 2 and 3. Read: The rest of Chapter 2. Prepare to discuss: Any questions you have. Write up: Chapter 1, exercise 3.6 (explain why this means there is no set of all sets); Chapter 2, exercise 2.5.
Week of January 11 - January 15, 2010
(Written Homework due Wednesday, January 20)
 Monday: Review: Chapter 2. Read: Chapter 3, sections 1 and 2. Prepare to discuss: Chapter 3, exercise 2.10. Write up: Chapter 2, exercises 4.2 and 5.9. Wednesday: Review: Chapter 3, sections 1 and 2. Read: Chapter 3, section 3. Prepare to discuss: Chapter 3, exercises 3.2 and 3.4. Write up: Chapter 3, exercises 2.6 and 2.7. Friday: Review: Chapter 3, section 3. Read: Chapter 3, section 4. Prepare to discuss: Chapter 3, exercise 4.8. Write up: Chapter 3, exercises 3.5 and 3.6.
Week of January 18 - January 22, 2010
(Written Homework due Monday, January 25)
 Wednesday: Review: Chapter 3, section 4. Read: Chapter 4, sections 1 and 2. Prepare to discuss: Chapter 4, exercises 1.7 and 2.4. Write up: Chapter 3, exercises 4.2 and 4.4. Thursday: Review: Chapter 4, sections 1 and 2. Read: Chapter 4, section 3. Prepare to discuss: Chapter 4, exercise 3.4. Write up: Chapter 4, exercises 1.8 and 2.3. Friday: Review: Chapter 4, section 3. Read: Chapter 4, section 4. Prepare to discuss: Chapter 4, exercise 4.2 and 4.9. Write up: Chapter 4, exercises 3.6 and 3.10.
Week of January 25 - January 29, 2010
(Written Homework due Monday, February 1)
 Monday: Review: Chapter 4, section 4. Read: Chapter 4, sections 5 and 6. Prepare to discuss: Chapter 4, exercises 5.2, 5.2 and 6.3. Write up: Chapter 4, exercises 4.3, 4.6. Wednesday: Review: Chapter 4, sections 5 and 6. Read: Chapter 5, sections 1 and 2. Prepare to discuss: Chapter 5, exercises 1.2 and 1.3. Write up: Chapter 4, exercises 5.4 and 6.2. Friday: Review: Chapter 5, sections 1 and 2. Read: Chapter 6, section 1. Prepare to discuss: Chapter 6, exercises 1.2 and 1.3. Write up: Chapter 5, exercises 1.4, 2.3 and 2.4.
Week of February 1 - February 5, 2010
(Midterm due Monday, February 8)
 All week: Work on the midterm.
Week of February 8 - February 12, 2010
(Written Homework due Monday, February 15)
 Monday: Read: Chapter 6. Prepare to discuss: In class worksheet from today, exercises 1-8. Write up: Chapter 6, exercises 5.9 and 5.15. Wednesday: Review: Chapter 6. Read: Chapter 7, section 1. Prepare to discuss: Chapter 7, exercises 1.3 and 1.4. Write up: In class worksheet from Monday, exercises 9, 10, 11, and 12. Thursday: Review: Chapter 7, section 1. Read: Chapter 7, section 2. Prepare to discuss: Chapter 7, exercises 2.4 and 2.5. Write up: Chapter 7, exercises 1.5 and 1.6.
Week of February 15 - February 19, 2010
(Written Homework due Monday, February 22)