Ep. 45 - Infinite Sets: Understanding the Basics | Dr. Gareth: Can You Really Complete an Infinity?

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Ep. 45 - Infinite Sets: Understanding the Basics | Dr. Gareth: Can You Really Complete an Infinity?

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Resting at the heart of modern mathematics is the concept of infinite sets. It's a notoriously difficult concept, and in my own evaluation, it strikes me as logically contradictory. So, I accept an invitation to talk with an ex-mathematician who specializes in set theory - perhaps he can set me straight and help me understand the basic ways of thinking about these "completed infinities."  
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