Notes on the fate of logicism fromprincipia mathematicato gödel's incompletability theorem

History and Philosophy of Logic 5 (1):67-78 (1984)

An outline is given of the development of logicism from the publication of the first edition of Whitehead and Russell's Principia mathematica (1910-1913) through the contributions of Wittgenstein, Ramsey and Chwistek to Russell's own modifications made for the second edition of the work (1925) and the adoption of many of its logical techniques by the Vienna Circle. A tendency towards extensionalism is emphasised
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