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Burali-Forti's paradox

Simon Blackburn

in The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy

Third edition

Published in print January 2016 | ISBN: 9780198735304
Published online March 2016 | e-ISBN: 9780191799556
Burali-Forti's paradox

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The first paradox discovered in the modern theory of sets. Every well-ordered set has an ordinal number assigned to it.

Reference Entry.  102 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy

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