Recent and upcoming talks by Paul Larson

Graduate course on Large Cardinals

starting the week of Sept. 17 Course on Large Cardinals Paul Larson (Miami University) Tuesdays and Thursdays 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Stewart Library, Fields Institute Large cardinal axioms, also known as the axioms of the higher infinite, posit cardinals that prescribe their own transcendence over smaller cardinals and provide a superstructure for the analysis of strong propositions in set theory. continue reading…

Paul Larson: Choosing Ideals

Toronto Set Theory Seminar Friday, June 10 from 1:30 to 3pm Fields Institute, Room 210 Speaker: Paul Larson Title: Choosing Ideals Abstract : We show that, in certain inner models of determinacy, there is a definable procedure which, given a tall ideal $latex I$ on $latex omega$ containing all finite sets, and a function from $latex I setminus mathrm{Fin}$ to a countable set, chooses a finite subset of the range of this function. continue reading…