A Beginner’s Guide to Forcing

From Tim Chow via FOM:

I have just completed a first draft of an expository paper on forcing.


This paper grew out of a sci.math.research article that I posted back in 2001 entitled “Forcing for dummies”:


I made a major change, hopefully for the better, by approaching the subject via Boolean-valued models, which I believe are pedagogically very helpful. Constructive comments on the exposition are welcome.

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