Georg Cantor Quote

Every transfinite consistent multiplicity, that is, every transfinite set, must have a definite aleph as its cardinal number.


Letter to Richard Dedekind (1899), as translated in From Frege to Gödel : A Source Book in Mathematical Logic, 1879-1931 (1967) by Jean Van Heijenoort, p. 117

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Every transfinite consistent multiplicity, that is, every transfinite set, must have a definite aleph as its cardinal number.

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Every transfinite consistent multiplicity, that is, every transfinite set, must have a definite aleph as its cardinal number.

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Every transfinite consistent multiplicity, that is, every transfinite set, must have a definite aleph as its cardinal number.

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Every transfinite consistent multiplicity, that is, every transfinite set, must have a definite aleph as its cardinal number.