The axiom of foundation states that the membership relation is well founded, i.e. that any non-empty collection Y of sets has a member y which is disjoint from Y. This rules out sets which contain themselves (directly or indirectly).

(03 Feb 2009)

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A base; a supporting structure.

(05 Mar 2000)

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