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Spring 2019 Philosophy GU4810 section 001

Call Number 21109
Day & Time
T 12:10pm-2:00pm
716 Philosophy Hall
Points 3
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required None
Instructor Tamar A Lando
Course Description Prerequisites: PHIL UN3411 or 4801 This course is designed as an introduction to lattices and Boolean algebras. In the first part of the course, we study partial orders and view lattices both as partial orders and as algebraic structures. We study some basic constructions involving sublattices, products of lattices, and homomorphic images of lattices. In the second part of the course, we study Boolean algebras, with an aim to proving several representation theorems: first, a representation theorem for finite Boolean algebras, and toward the end of the course, the famous Stone Representation Theorem. We end the course with a look at the connection between classical mereology (or the theory of parthood) and complete Boolean algebras.
Web Site Vergil
Department Philosophy
Enrollment 8 students (42 max) as of 5:05PM Saturday, August 17, 2019
Subject Philosophy
Number GU4810
Section 001
Division Interfaculty
Open To School of the Arts, Barnard, Columbia College, Engineering and Applied Science: Undergraduate, Engineering and Applied Science: Graduate, Graduate School of Arts and Science, General Studies, School of Professional Studies, Global Programs, International and Public Affairs
Campus Morningside
Section key 20191PHIL4810W001

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