[FOM] Russell's influence

praatika@mappi.helsinki.fi praatika at mappi.helsinki.fi
Tue Oct 21 05:09:34 EDT 2003

Alasdair Urquhart urquhart at cs.toronto.edu 
Mon Oct 20 12:04:31 EDT 2003 

> Principia Mathematica, for all its faults, was THE treatise on  
> mathematical logic right into the 1920s.  Its influence on the 
> Polish and American schools of logic are so well known that 
> I need not go into details.  Its influence on the Hilbert school 
> is less well known, 

As it happens, there is now a good account of the latter in the latest 
(November) issue of SYNTHESE:

Paolo Mancosu: "The Russellian Influence on Hilbert and his School"

(the whole issue is on the history of logic; maybe someone might even be 
interested in my paper on Hilbert's program there...)



Panu Raatikainen

PhD., Docent in Theoretical Philosophy
Fellow, Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies
University of Helsinki
Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies
P.O. Box 4
FIN-00014 University of Helsinki

E-mail: panu.raatikainen at helsinki.fi

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