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Single Idea 16309

[catalogued under 4. Formal Logic / F. Set Theory ST / 1. Set Theory]

Full Idea

Almost any subject with any formal rigour employs some set theory.

Gist of Idea

Every attempt at formal rigour uses some set theory


Volker Halbach (Axiomatic Theories of Truth [2011], 4.1)

Book Reference

Halbach,Volker: 'Axiomatic Theories of Truth' [CUP 2011], p.25

A Reaction

This is partly because mathematics is often seen as founded in set theory, and formal rigour tends to be mathematical in character.