Bertrand Russell Philosophy Anti-Philosophy

Bertrand Russell 2, boiling maths down to logic

This is a summary of Russell’s logicism which was his attempt to show that mathematics could be boiled down to logic! That was the substance of his Principia Mathematica  (1910-1913) which he wrote with Whitehead.  That first stark statement of mine may not be absolutely correct but it’s the best I can do.  This post consists merely of excerpts, slightly paraphrased and edited from other sites (except where they are directly…

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