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### Single Idea 3337

#### [catalogued under 6. Mathematics / A. Nature of Mathematics / 3. Nature of Numbers / b. Types of number]

Full Idea

One approaches the natural numbers in terms of either their ordinality (Peano), or cardinality (set theory).

Gist of Idea

Natural numbers are seen in terms of either their ordinality (Peano), or cardinality (set theory)

Source

José A. Benardete (Metaphysics: the logical approach [1989], Ch.17)

Book Reference

Benardete,José A.: 'Metaphysics: The Logical Approach' [OUP 1989], p.130