set theory

Noun

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Noun

**set theory** (*uncountable*)

- (
*mathematics*) The mathematical theory of sets.**1972**, Peter W. Zehna, Robert Leo Johnson,*Elements of*, Allyn & Bacon, page 4 ↗,**Set Theory**- We mentioned previously that certain paradoxes in
**set theory**arose shortly after Cantor's works were published.

- We mentioned previously that certain paradoxes in
**1984**, Robert Goldblatt,*[http://ebooks.library.cornell.edu/cgi/t/text/pageviewer-idx?c=math;cc=math;idno=gold010;q1=Heyting%20algebra;view=image;seq=26;size=100;page=root Topoi, the categorial analysis of logic]*, p. 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.

- The above argument, known as Russell's Paradox, was discovered by Bertrand Russell in 1901.
**1994**, Yiannis N. Moschovakis,*Notes on*, Springer, page 239 ↗,**Set Theory**- The serious study of
*models*of axiomatic**set theories**depends heavily on methods from*mathematical logic*which are outside the scope of these Notes.

- The serious study of
**2012**, M. Randall Holmes, Thomas Forster, Thierry Libert,*Alternative*, Dov M. Gabbay, Akihiro Kanimori, John Woods (editors),**Set Theories***Sets and Extensions in the Twentieth Century*, Elsevier (North-Holland), page 559 ↗,- The one thing that all alternative
**set theories**have in common is the fact that they are alternatives to ZF or ZFC.

- The one thing that all alternative

- (
*music*) Musical set theory, a systematic approach to describing musical objects and their relationships.

- sets (
*informal*)

- French: théorie des ensembles
- German: Mengenlehre, Mengentheorie
- Italian: teoria degli insiemi, insiemistica
- Portuguese: teoria de conjuntos, teoria dos conjuntos.
- Russian: тео́рия мно́жеств
- Spanish: teoría de conjuntos

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