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Single Idea 10988

[catalogued under 5. Theory of Logic / J. Model Theory in Logic / 3. L÷wenheim-Skolem Theorems]

Full Idea

Any first-order theory of sets is inadequate because of the L÷wenheim-Skolem-Tarski property, and the consequent Skolem paradox.

Gist of Idea

Any first-order theory of sets is inadequate

Source

Stephen Read (Thinking About Logic [1995], Ch.2)

Book Reference

Read,Stephen: 'Thinking About Logic' [OUP 1995], p.62


A Reaction

The limitation is in giving an account of infinities.