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Which is the best book on axiomatic set theory? I am interested in a book that is suitable for graduate studies and it is very mathematically rigorous.

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A related question: What is a good text in intermediate set theory?. –  Martin Sleziak Jan 28 '12 at 6:21
There is no "best book". –  Asaf Karagila Jan 28 '12 at 8:53
@Asaf: Interesting point. I reminded me that, as opposed to John Rawls, Amartya Sen claimed that there is no "fairest society" in the language of elementary set theory in his book the ideas of Justice. –  Metta World Peace Nov 29 '12 at 1:16

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I've found Kunen's book "Set Theory: an Introduction to Independence Proofs" to be very good. I've heard Jech's book is good also.

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I came here to post Kunen also. –  tomcuchta Jan 28 '12 at 6:11
There is also a new version of Kunen's book which cover more recent topics. –  azarel Jan 28 '12 at 6:13

The best textbook on axiomatic set theory for Zermelo-Fraenkel Set Theory is "Axiomati Set Theory" by Patrick Suppes.

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