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BERTRAND RUSSELL

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“THE EXPLANATION OF THE FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS WHICH MATHEMATICS ACCEPTS AS INDEFINABLE”

RUSSELL, Bertrand. The Principles of Mathematics. Vol. I. Cambridge, 1903. First edition of the important first volume (and the only volume published) of Russell's groundbreaking philosophical treatise on mathematics and logic, the foundation for Russell and Whitehead's monumental Principia Mathematica. $6500.

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"IT WILL BE MY AIM TO AVOID, AS FAR AS POSSIBLE, ALL TECHNICAL MATHEMATICS, AND BRING INTO RELIEF ONLY THOSE FUNDAMENTAL POINTS IN THE MATHEMATICAL DEVELOPMENT, WHICH SEEM OF LOGICAL OR PHILOSOPHICAL IMPORTANCE"

RUSSELL, Bertrand. An Essay on the Foundations of Geometry. Cambridge, 1897.

First edition of Bertrand Russell's first philosophical book. $1500.

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