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Single Idea 17803

[catalogued under 4. Formal Logic / F. Set Theory ST / 5. Conceptions of Set / f. Limitation of Size]

Full Idea

Our very notion of a set is that of an extensional plurality limited in size.

Gist of Idea

Limitation of size is part of the very conception of a set


John Mayberry (What Required for Foundation for Maths? [1994], p.415-2)

Book Reference

'Philosophy of Mathematics: anthology', ed/tr. Jacquette,Dale [Blackwell 2002], p.415