Revistes Catalanes amb Accés Obert (RACO)

The Infinite as Method in Set Theory and Mathematics

Akihiro Kanamori

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This article address the historical emergence of the infinite in set theory, and how we are to take the infinite in and out of mathematics.The first section discusses the emergence of the infinite as a matter of method in set theory. The second section discusses the infinite in and out of mathematics, and how it is to be taken.

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