Ideas from 'Grundlagen (Foundations of Theory of Manifolds)' by George Cantor [1883], by Theme Structure

[found in 'From Kant to Hilbert: sourcebook Vol. 2' (ed/tr Ewald,William) [OUP 1996,0-19-850536-1]].

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4. Formal Logic / F. Set Theory ST / 1. Set Theory
Cantor developed sets from a progression into infinity by addition, multiplication and exponentiation [Lavine]
6. Mathematics / A. Nature of Mathematics / 3. Nature of Numbers / e. Ordinal numbers
Ordinals are generated by endless succession, followed by a limit ordinal [Lavine]