Introduction to The Foundations of Mathematics & Logic

Fraser Le Page MacBride

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Frege attempted to provide arithmetic with a foundation in logic. But his attempt to do so was confounded by Russell's discovery of paradox at the heart of Frege's system. The papers collected in this special issue contribute to the on-going investigation into the foundations of mathematics and logic. After sketching the historical background, this introduction provides an overview of the papers collected here, tracing some of the themes that connect them.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-15
Number of pages15
JournalThe Philosophical Quarterly
Issue number214
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2004


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