[FOM] late 19th/early 20th C women in foundations

Mate Szabo www.mate at gmail.com
Fri Mar 10 14:58:35 EST 2017

Rózsa Péter wrote the first book in recursion theory and contributed to the
field herself.

Mate Szabo

PhD Student

Carnegie Mellon University
Department of Philosophy
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Pittsburgh, PA, 15213-3890


2017-03-08 16:45 GMT-05:00 Sara L. Uckelman <s.l.uckelman at durham.ac.uk>:

> It's International Women's Day and I'm preparing for tomorrow's seminar
> on formalism; these two things together led me to a question which if
> anyone can answer, it's the collective knowledge of FOM:
> In the late 19th/early 20th C foundational tradition of Cantor-Dedekind-
> Frege-Russell-Hilbert, etc., were there any female contributors?  I
> know that post-Godel there are certainly people writing on foundations/
> philosophy of math, but I'm interested in people who were actually
> working at the time foundational questions were being formulated as
> well as being answered.
> Thanks,
> -Sara
> --
> Dr. Sara L. Uckelman
> Department of Philosophy
> Durham University
> https://www.dur.ac.uk/philosophy/staff/?id=12928
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