The Principles of Mathematics

Allen & Unwin (1903)

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Published in 1903, this book was the first comprehensive treatise on the logical foundations of mathematics written in English. It sets forth, as far as possible without mathematical and logical symbolism, the grounds in favour of the view that mathematics and logic are identical. It proposes simply that what is commonly called mathematics are merely later deductions from logical premises. It provided the thesis for which _Principia Mathematica_ provided the detailed proof, and introduced the work of Frege to a wider audience. In addition to the new introduction by John Slater, this edition contains Russell's introduction to the 1937 edition in which he defends his position against his formalist and intuitionist critics
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Reprint years 1931, 1937, 1938, 1956, 1964
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Call number QA9.R88 1938
ISBN(s) 1440054169   9781440054167   9780045100217   9780415082990  
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