The Principles Of Mathematics
by Bertrand Russell
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Number of pages: 579
Russell's classic 'The Principles of Mathematics' sets forth his landmark thesis that mathematics and logic are identical -- that what is commonly called mathematics is simply later deductions from logical premises. His ideas have had a profound influence on twentieth-century work on logic and the foundations of mathematics.
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