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Title Toward "Principia mathematica", 1905-08 / Bertrand Russell ; edited by Gregory H. Moore.
Imprint London : Routledge, 2014.


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Description 1 online resource.
Series The collected papers of Bertrand Russell ; volume 5
Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970. Works. Selections. 1983 ; v. 5.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
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Online resource; title from PDF title page (Ebsco, viewed July 21, 2015).
Subject Whitehead, Alfred North, 1861-1947. Principia mathematica.
Mathematics -- Philosophy.
Logic, Symbolic and mathematical.
Genre Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Contents No-classes theories and substitutional theories, 1905-06 -- Theories of truth, 1906-08 -- From subsitutional theories to the ramified theory of types, 1906-08 -- Reviews on Foundations of mathematics -- Other philosophical reviews and writings -- Appendices.
Summary This volume of Bertrand Russell's Collected Papers finds Russell focused on writing Principia Mathematica during 1905-08. Eight previously unpublished papers shed light on his different versions of a substitutional theory of logic, with its elimination of classes and relations, during 1905-06. A recurring issue for him was whether a type hierarchy had to be part of a substitutional theory. In mid-1907 he began writing up the final version of Principia, now using a ramified theory of types, and eleven unpublished drafts from 1907-08 deal with this. Numerous letters show his thoughts on the proc.
Other Author Moore, Gregory H., editor.
Other Title Print version: Russell, Bertrand The Collected Papers of Bertrand Russell, Volume 5 : Toward Principia Mathematica, 1905-08 Hoboken : Taylor and Francis,c2015 9780415820981