, Volume 14, Issue 4, pp 285–294

Whole and Part in Mathematics

  • John L. Bell

DOI: 10.1023/B:AXIO.0000024887.61543.63

Cite this article as:
Bell, J.L. Axiomathes (2004) 14: 285. doi:10.1023/B:AXIO.0000024887.61543.63


The centrality of the whole/part relation in mathematics is demonstrated through the presentation and analysis of examples from algebra, geometry, functional analysis,logic, topology and category theory.

Gelfand dualityGrothendieck topologymereosisStone dualitypartwhole

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