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Single Idea 9551

[catalogued under 4. Formal Logic / F. Set Theory ST / 3. Types of Set / c. Unit (Singleton) Set]

Full Idea

What is it about the intrinsic properties of just that one unit set in virtue of which Bill Clinton is related to just it and not to any other unit sets in the set-theoretical universe?

Gist of Idea

What is special about Bill Clinton's unit set, in comparison with all the others?


Charles Chihara (A Structural Account of Mathematics [2004], 01.5)

Book Reference

Chihara,Charles: 'A Structural Account of Mathematics' [OUP 2004], p.25

A Reaction

If we all kept pet woodlice, we had better not hold a wood louse rally, or we might go home with the wrong one. My singleton seems seems remarkably like yours. Could we, perhaps, swap, just for a change?