Cantorian Infinity and Philosophical Concepts of God

European Journal for Philosophy of Religion 5 (3):117--138 (2013)
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Abstract

It is often alleged that Cantor’s views about how the set theoretic universe as a whole should be considered are fundamentally unclear. In this article we argue that Cantor’s views on this subject, at least up until around 1896, are relatively clear, coherent, and interesting. We then go on to argue that Cantor’s views about the set theoretic universe as a whole have implications for theology that have hitherto not been sufficiently recognised. However, the theological implications in question, at least as articulated here, would not have satisfied Cantor himself.

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Leon Horsten
Universität Konstanz

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