ISBN:0486495558

Author: | Bertrand Russell |

ISBN13: | 978-0486495552 |

Title: | An Essay on the Foundations of Modern Geometry (Dover Phoenix Editions) |

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Language: | English |

Category: | Mathematics |

Publisher: | Dover Publications (December 15, 2003) |

Pages: | 224 |

Dover Books Explaining Science and Mathematics. Dover Books on Science. The Foundations of Geometry was first published in 1897, and is based on Russell's Cambridge dissertation as well as lectures given during a journey through the USA. This is the first reprint, complete with a new introduction by John Slater. It provides both an insight into the foundations of Russell's philosophical thinking and an introduction to the philosophy of mathematics and logic. As such it will be an invaluable resource not only for students of philosophy, but also for those interested in Russell's philosophical development.

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by Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970. Publication date 1897. Topics Geometry - Foundations. Call number 117723764.

The Foundations of Geometry was first published in 1897, and is based on Russell's Cambridge dissertation as well as lectures given during a journey through the USA. This is the first reprint, complete with a new introduction by Professor John Slater. Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, OM, FRS, was a Welsh philosopher, historian, logician, mathematician, advocate for social reform, pacifist, and prominent rationalist. Although he was usually regarded as English, as he spent the majority of his life in England, he was born in Wales, where he also died.

Humanism and Terror: An Essay on the Communist Problem. Maurice Merleau-Ponty. The present book belongs to these latter regions in so far as it presupposes a certain elementary knowledge of geometry but avoids on the other hand that field of abstract geometry which hardly requires the aid of any figures for its treatment. To most readers the striking feature of this book will be the method used, as it is not the conventional Cartesian one, but is based on the possibility of representing a point with coordinates x and y by the complex quantity z x jy (j2 - 1) as is already generally done in electrotechnics.

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Bertrand Russell is probably the most important philosopher of mathematics in the 20th century. He brought together his formidable knowledge of the subject and skills as a gifted communicator to provide a classic introduction to the philosophy of mathematics. Over 14 million journal, magazine, and newspaper articles.

Written by a Nobel laureate and one of the 20th century's most important logicians, this classic of science asks and answers a variety of basic questions about the intersection of philosophy and higher mathematics. Although Russell's conclusions are not the generally accepted modern solutions, his work offers exceptionally clear statements of important scientific problems and presents a logically coherent system. It is also a rich mine of insights, expressed with all of the author's usual clarity, precision, and elegantly reasoned analysis. This study is especially valuable for its coverage of the contributions of such thinkers as Kant, Lotse, Vaihinger, Herbart, Helmholtz, Erdmann, and Riemann. 1897 edition. 200 footnotes, mostly bibliographic.

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