Logic as Universal Science

Russell’s Early Logicism and Its Philosophical Context

  • Anssi Korhonen

Part of the History of Analytic Philosophy book series (History of Analytic Philosophy)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
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    Pages 1-17
  3. Anssi Korhonen
    Pages 34-79
  4. Anssi Korhonen
    Pages 80-106
  5. Anssi Korhonen
    Pages 107-157
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    Pages 158-237
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 238-277

About this book


Logic as Universal Science offers a detailed reconstruction of the underlying philosophy in The Principles of Mathematics showing how Russell sought to deliver a death blow to the dominant Kantian view that formal logic is a concise and dry science and unable to enlarge our understanding.


formal logic Kant logic philosophy

Authors and affiliations

  • Anssi Korhonen
    • 1
  1. 1.University of HelsinkiFinland

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