Hilbert's First Problem: The Continuum Hypothesis

This is a list of some references and links related to Hilbert's first problem.
1998 Matthew Foreman: Generic large cardinals: new axioms for mathematics? Proceedings of the International Congress of Mathematicians (Berlin 1998), Documenta Math., Extra Vol. II, 11-21:   dvi.gz 21 k,   dvi 48 k,   ps.gz 63 k.
1963 P.J.Cohen: The independence of the continuum hypothesis. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA: Part I, Vol.50 (1963), 1143-1148; Part II, Vol.51 (1964), 105-110.
1940 Kurt Gödel: The consistency of the axiom of choice and of the generalized continuum hypothesis. Princeton Univ. Press.
1900 D. Hilbert: Cantors Problem von der Mächtigkeit des Continuums. Akad. Wiss. Göttingen 1900, 263-264.   English Translation

Hilbert's Problems, English.   Hilberts Probleme, deutsch.


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