Cantor's paradox

/ (ˈkæntɔːz) /

noun

logic the paradox derived from the supposition of an all-inclusive universal set, since every set has more subsets than members while every subset of such a universal set would be a member of it

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Word Origin for Cantor's paradox

named after Georg Cantor (1845–1918), German mathematician, born in Russia
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