## Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments | |||

Equivalence class: is obtained from an equivalence relation (reflexive, symmetric, transitive). E.g. from dividing by 3 with remaining 2 2, 5, 8, 11 ... form an equivalence class. E.g. switch positions, e.g. weekdays form equivalence classes modulo 7. | |||

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Waismann, Friedrich Books on Amazon |
Equivalence Class | Wa I 169 Equivalence classes / today: to determine the nature of mathematical objects with equivalence classes, called "definition by abstraction" - then you replace "equal" by "equivalent" |
Wa I F. Waismann Einführung in das mathematische Denken Darmstadt 1996 Wa II F. Waismann Logik, Sprache, Philosophie Stuttgart 1976 |

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