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Commentary (books not included). Pages: 25. Chapters: Principia
Mathematica, Pictorial Key to the Tarot, The Tale of Mrs.
Tittlemouse, Fearsome Creatures of the Lumberwoods, With a Few
Desert and Mountain Beasts, Minor Tactics of the Chalk Stream, Lady
Molly of Scotland Yard, International Short Stories, The Quest of
the Historical Jesus, 1910 in literature, L. Frank Baum's Juvenile
Speaker, At the Feet of the Master, Wasmuth Portfolio, Rites of
Eleusis, A Calendar of Wisdom, Calculus Made Easy, A Dreamer's
Tales, Apostrophes: A Book of Tributes to Masters of Music, A Short
Biographical Dictionary of English Literature, Famous Impostors,
Boss General Catalogue, Grammar of the Gothic Language, Sport and
Travel in the Far East, Pranava-Vada of Gargyayana, Lost Face,
South-African Folk-Tales, Folk Stories from Southern Nigeria, How
We Think. Excerpt: The Principia Mathematica is a three-volume work
on the foundations of mathematics, written by Alfred North
Whitehead and Bertrand Russell and published in 1910, 1912, and
1913. In 1927, it appeared in a second edition with an important
Introduction To the Second Edition, an Appendix A that replaced *9
and an all-new Appendix C. PM, as it is often abbreviated (not to
be confused with Russell's 1903 Principles of Mathematics), is an
attempt to derive all mathematical truths from a well-defined set
of axioms and inference rules in symbolic logic. One of the main
inspirations and motivations for PM was Frege's earlier work on
logic, which had led to paradoxes discovered by Russell. These were
avoided in PM by building an elaborate system of types: a set of
elements is of a different type than is each of its elements (set
is not the element; one element is not the set) and one cannot
speak of the "set of all sets" and similar constructs, which lead
to paradoxes (see Russell's paradox). PM is widel...
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