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Topic: Naive set theory
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Aatu Koskensilta

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Re: Naive set theory
Posted: Apr 9, 2013 10:03 AM
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Zuhair <zaljohar@gmail.com> writes:

> What's the proof of the following in naive set theory?
>
> Not exist x. x is empty


By Russell's paradox, there exists a set R such that R in R and R not
in R. By ex falso quodlibet, there is no set with no elements.

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Aatu Koskensilta (aatu.koskensilta@uta.fi)

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