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by Bertrand Russell

Author: Bertrand Russell
Subcategory: Humanities
Language: English
Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (August 16, 1996)
Pages: 196 pages
Category: Other
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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.

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

by. Russell, Bertrand, (1872-1970.

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Home Browse Books Book details, An Essay on the Foundations of Geometry. Bertrand Russell is probably the most important philosopher of mathematics in the 20th century. An Essay on the Foundations of Geometry. 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.

Throughout the first chapter, I have found his "" Lectures on non-Euclidean Geometry "" an invaluable guide; I have accepted from him the division of Metageometry into three periods, and have found my historical work much lightened by his references to previous writers. In Logic, I have learnt most from Mr Bradley, and next to him, from Sigwart and Dr Bosanquet.

This is Russell's first philosophical work published in 1897. The book provides an insight into his earliest analytical and critical thought, as well as an introduction to the philosophical and logistical foundations of non-Euclidean geometry, a version of which is central to Einstein's theory of relativity.

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Стр. 43 - For all the fruitful uses of imaginaries, in Geometry, are those which begin and end with real quantities, and use imaginaries only for the intermediate steps

Стр. 43 - For all the fruitful uses of imaginaries, in Geometry, are those which begin and end with real quantities, and use imaginaries only for the intermediate steps.

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Обратная связь: Техподдержка, Реклама на сайте. Cambridge: University Press, 1897. Octavo, original blue cloth. When, in summer 1894, Russell was awarded a starred first in moral sciences and invited to submit a fellowship dissertation, he chose as his topic 'the epistemological bearings of metageometry'. The dissertation was written within a year.

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.Foundations of Geometry consists of four chapters which explore the various concepts of geometry and their philosophical implications, including a historical overview of the development of geometrical theory.