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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1931, 1937, 1938, 1956, 1964, 1996
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1440054169   9781440054167   9780045100217   9780415082990   0393314049   0415082994   1430476036   160386119X   1298656591   0393002497   0353330655   0343283107   1375495348   133087143X   0341853135
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