The Principles of Mathematics Revisited
This book, written by one of philosophy's pre-eminent logicians, argues that many of the basic assumptions common to logic, philosophy of mathematics and metaphysics are in need of change. Jaakko Hintikka proposes a new basic first-order logic and uses it to explore the foundations of mathematics. This new logic enables logicians to express on the first-order level such co...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published April 28th 1998 by Cambridge University Press
(first published May 1st 1996)
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