In <email@example.com>, on 07/13/2006 at 09:42 AM, firstname.lastname@example.org said:
>However typical set theory definitions which run >along the lines of a "set of all points which . . ." do turn out to >be a joke because they invariably rely on various geometric >assumptions regarding figures such as planes, lines, etc.
Nonsense. Set Theory neither relies on geometric assumptions nor does it talk about figures. Now, you can certainly apply Set Theory to Geometry, but then what you have are geometric definitions, not Set Theory definitions.
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