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### Single Idea 15936

#### [catalogued under 4. Formal Logic / F. Set Theory ST / 4. Axioms for Sets / g. Axiom of Powers VI]

Full Idea

The Power Set is just he codification of the fact that the collection of functions from a mathematical collection to a mathematical collection is itself a mathematical collection that can serve as a domain of mathematical study.

Gist of Idea

The Power Set is just the collection of functions from one collection to another

Source

Shaughan Lavine (Understanding the Infinite [1994], VI.1)

Book Reference

Lavine,Shaughan: 'Understanding the Infinite' [Harvard 1994], p.160