An Essay on the Foundations of Geometry

An Essay on the Foundations of Geometry

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by Bertrand A. W. Russell
     
 

An 1897 account of geometrical concepts in relation to logic, psychology and mathematics, illuminating the development of Russell's philosophical perspective.See more details below

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An 1897 account of geometrical concepts in relation to logic, psychology and mathematics, illuminating the development of Russell's philosophical perspective.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781107679450
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/19/2012
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
218
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Introduction: our problem defined by its relations to logic, psychology and mathematics; 1. A short history of metageometry; 2. Critical account of some previous philosophical theories of geometry; 3A. The axioms of projective geometry; 3B. The axioms of metrical geometry; 4. Philosophical consequences.

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