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Clarification of "Category of Sets"
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Jul 24, 1996 5:45 PM




Clarification of "Category of Sets"
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Jul 24, 1996 12:06 AM


In his book "Algebra", Serge Lang refers to the "category of sets", implying the uniqueness of such a category. Isn't this terminology somewhat imprecise? i.e., clearly the category cannot contain all sets (Russell's paradox), so exactly which sets does it contain? Any clarification would be appreciated.
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