set-theoretically love



from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. Alternative spelling of set theoretically.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • In current treatments, it is sometimes added that any other set-theoretically constructed system that is isomorphic to the system of Dedekind cuts or to the system of finite von Neumann ordinals, respectively, would do as well, i.e., be usable for all mathematical purposes as “the real numbers” or “the natural numbers”.

    Dedekind's Contributions to the Foundations of Mathematics

  • Leśniewski's antipathy towards set theory was so vehement and his criticisms so intemperate that it led to a break in relations with his set-theoretically minded mathematical colleagues Sierpiński and Kuratowski; he resigned from the editorial board of Fundamenta mathematicae, with the result that he was no longer able to publish his own work there.

    Stanisław Leśniewski


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.