, 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 duality Grothendieck topology mereosis Stone duality part whole 

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