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- (mathematics) The mathematical theory of sets.
- 1984, Robert Goldblatt, Topoi, the categorial analysis of logic, page 9:
- The above argument, known as Russell's Paradox, was discovered by Bertrand Russell in 1901. Set theory itself began a few decades earlier with the work of George Cantor.
- 1994, Yiannis N. Moschovakis, Notes on Set Theory, Springer, page 239:
- The serious study of models of axiomatic set theories depends heavily on methods from mathematical logic which are outside the scope of these Notes.
- 2012, M. Randall Holmes, Thomas Forster, Thierry Libert, “Alternative Set Theories”, in Dov M. Gabbay, Akihiro Kanimori, John Woods, editors, Sets and Extensions in the Twentieth Century, North-Holland: Elsevier, page 559:
- The one thing that all alternative set theories have in common is the fact that they are alternatives to ZF or ZFC.
- (music) Musical set theory, a systematic approach to describing musical objects and their relationships.
- sets (informal)
- set-theoretic, set-theoretical, set-theoretically
- naive set theory
- Zermelo set theory
- Zermelo-Fraenkel set theory
mathematical theory of sets
musical set theory