Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Element relation, element relationship: the existence of a number within a set. In the broader sense the existence of an object (urelement) within a set. The element relation is to be distinguished from the subset relation. See also sets, classes, subsets, elements, set theory, empty set, universal class, paradoxes.
 
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Bertrand Russell
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Containment / identity /element relation / equal sign / Epsilon / / Princ.Math. / (s): containment may not be the same as identity, otherwise from the right i x = i x follows the wrong i x e i x - i.e. a class may not be identical to their (perhaps the only) element -

R I
B. Russell/A.N. Whitehead
Principia Mathematica Frankfurt 1986

R II
B. Russell
Das ABC der Relativitätstheorie Frankfurt 1989

R IV
B. Russell
Probleme der Philosophie Frankfurt 1967

R VI
B. Russell
Die Philosophie des logischen Atomismus
In
Eigennamen, U. Wolf (Hg), Frankfurt 1993

R VII
B. Russell
Wahrheit und Falschheit
In
Wahrheitstheorien, G. Skirbekk (Hg), Frankfurt 1996


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-24