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Alternative set theory

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Alternative set theory

Generically, an alternative set theory is an alternative mathematical approach to the concept of set. It is a proposed alternative to the standard set theory.

Some of the alternative set theories are:

Specifically, Alternative Set Theory (or AST) refers to a particular set theory developed in the 1970s and 1980s by Cantor (ZF) finite sets and they are called infinite in AST.

See also


  • VopÄ›nka, P. Mathematics in the Alternative Set Theory. Teubner, Leipzig, 1979.
  • Proceedings of the 1st Symposium Mathematics in the Alternative Set Theory. JSMF, Bratislava, 1989.
  • Holmes, Randall M. Alternative Axiomatic Set Theories in the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
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