# The Principles of Mathematics

Cambridge, England: Allen & Unwin (1903)

# Abstract

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# Reprint years

1931, 1937, 1938, 1956, 1964, 1996, 2020

# Call number

QA9.R88 1938

# ISBN(s)

1440054169 9781440054167 9780045100217 9780415082990 0393314049 0415082994 1430476036 160386119X 1298656591 0393002497 0353330655 0343283107 1375495348 133087143X 0341853135 9780243693726 9780203822586 1313305979 1296492052 0045100217 1015399789 1340109875

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