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 Maarten Maartensz:    Philosophical Dictionary | Filosofisch Woordenboek                      

 C - Class

 

Class: Term that may stand for any number of the things (of a certain kind) - none, some or all (of that kind).

There are various approaches to it in logic and mathematics - see: Boolean Algebra and 
Set Theory - but intuitively class talk is talk in terms of nouns or common names













 


See also: Collection, Logic, Set, Set Theory


Literature:

Carnap, Halmos, Quine
 

 Original: Sep 2, 2004                                                Last edited: 10 January 2012.   Top