[FOM] Definition of "large cardinal axiom"?
Roger Bishop Jones
rbj01 at rbjones.com
Tue Apr 13 15:24:40 EDT 2004
Can anyone tell me whether there is a generally accepted
definition of what is a large cardinal axiom?
None of the texts which I have to hand seems to have a definition
of "large cardinal axiom" in general, though they have definitions
of various particular kinds of large cardinal, i.e. they
have examples of large cardinal axioms.
I do have a paper by Patrick Dehornoy (Progres recents sur
l'hypothese du continu) which has a definition in it (Def. 6.1)
but it looks as if this definition may have been devised
for the purposes of the work in hand, rather than being
a generally accepted definition.
Roger Jones
- rbj01 at rbjones.com
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