Hereditary set

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Not to be confused with: Hereditary system of sets


An hereditary set is a set that contains only other sets.

  • Caution:I do not know whether the sets contained in a set must also contain only sets or not - that is to say if this means a set can contain arbitrary sets, or if a set must contain other hereditary sets
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