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Logic as Universal Science

Russell’s Early Logicism and Its Philosophical Context


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

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Anssi Korhonen
    Pages 1-17
  3. Anssi Korhonen
    Pages 34-79
  4. Anssi Korhonen
    Pages 80-106
  5. Anssi Korhonen
    Pages 107-157
  6. Anssi Korhonen
    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

  1. 1.University of HelsinkiFinland

About the authors

ANSSI KORHONEN is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Helsinki, Finland. He is specialized in conceptual and historical issues relating to the development of analytic philosophy.

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