*Principia Mathematica*

book on the foundations of mathematics

The * Principia Mathematica* is a three-volume work on the foundations of mathematics, written by Alfred North Whitehead and Bertrand Russell and published in 1910, 1912, and 1913. In 1927, it appeared in a second edition with an important

*Introduction To the Second Edition*, an

*Appendix A*that replaced

**✸9**and an all-new

*Appendix C*.

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## QuotesEdit

- From this proposition it will follow, when arithmetical addition has been defined, that 1+1=2.
- ✸54·43

## Quotes about Principia MathematicaEdit

- As a work in mathematics, Principia Mathematica soon became obsolete. Symbolic logic is also a field of philosophy, and so the study of major works from the past has a special role unlike that of the study of the history of mathematics.
- Bernard Linsky,
*The Evolution of Principia Mathematica*(2011)

- Bernard Linsky,