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### Single Idea 10869

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

Full Idea

Paul Cohen showed that the Continuum Hypothesis is independent of the axioms of set theory.

Gist of Idea

The Continuum Hypothesis is independent of the axioms of set theory

Source

Brian Clegg (Infinity: Quest to Think the Unthinkable [2003], Ch.15)

Book Reference

Clegg,Brian: 'Infinity' [Robinson 2003], p.204