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Topic: Clarification of "Category of Sets"
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Narsa Chelluri

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

Narsa


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