*Its Origins, Development, and Influence*

Author: Gregory H. Moore

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486488411

Category: Mathematics

Page: 410

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"This book chronicles the work of mathematician Ernst Zermelo (1871-1953) and his development of set theory's crucial principle, the axiom of choice. It covers the axiom's formulation during the early 20th century, the controversy it engendered, and its current central place in set theory and mathematical logic. 1982 edition"--