# iTunes U albums

### Album: Foundations of Pure Mathematics

## Track: Definitions and Direct Proofs - Foundations of Pure Mathematics - Dr Joel Feinstein

**Description:**
The third lecture in Dr Joel Feinstein's G11FPM Foundations of Pure Mathematics module covers an introduction to formal definitions and direct proofs, with discussion, motivation and examples. The dangers of backwards logic.
These videos are also available on YouTube at: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLpRE0Zu_k-BzsKBqQ-HEqD6WVLIHSNuXa
Dr Feinstein's blog may be viewed at: http://explainingmaths.wordpress.com
Dr Joel Feinstein is an Associate Professor in Pure Mathematics at the University of Nottingham.

**Keywords:**
pure mathematics, relations, functions, countable and uncountable sets, set theory, definitions

**Author:**
The University of Nottingham

**Category:**
Mathematics

**Web page:**
http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/mathematics

**Thumbnail:**
http://itunesu.nottingham.ac.uk/media/Mathematics/FoundationsofPureMathematics/images/mathematics-FPM14.jpg

**Track media file:**
http://itunesu.nottingham.ac.uk/media/Mathematics/FoundationsofPureMathematics/video/g11fpm-lecture3.mp4

**Duration:**
47:33

**Size:**
116928512

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