Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Ordinal numbers: ordinals indicate the position of elements within a sequence (expressed by "first", "second", ...). In contrast, cardinal numbers (expressed by "one," two ", ...) indicate the size (cardinality) of sets. See also numbers, sets, order, well-ordering.

Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.
Author Item    More concepts for author
Neumann, John von Ordinal Numbers   Neumann, John von
Russell, Bertrand Ordinal Numbers   Russell, Bertrand
Thiel, Chr. Ordinal Numbers   Thiel, Chr.

Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-10-19