Motivating reductionism about sets

Australasian Journal of Philosophy 86 (2):295 – 307 (2008)
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The paper raises some difficulties for the typical motivations behind set reductionism, the view that sets are reducible to entities identified independently of set theory.
Keywords set reductionism  reduction in mathematics  set theory  ontology of sets  sets as properties
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DOI 10.1080/00048400801886454
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