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The Search for Mathematical Roots, 1870-1940 by I. Grattan-Guinness

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INDEX

READERS who intend to use this index substantially should browse in it first in order to appreciate its organisation; only a few of the many cross-references are given (when ‘/’ divides entry from sub-entry). Attention is drawn especially to the entries ‘Cardinal(s)’, ‘Numbers’, ‘Ordinal(s)’, and ‘Order’; ‘Proof-methods’; and the groups beginning ‘Algebras’, ‘Axiom’, ‘Logic(s)’, ‘Paradox(es), and ‘Philosophy’. The group beginning ‘Class(es)’ refer only to the Cantorian theory; otherwise consult ‘Part-whole theory’.

The principle of optimal approximation has been used, so that sub-(sub-)entries often contain more citations than the parent entries. Topics are often placed under main headings; for example, ‘Sheffer stroke’ comes only under ...

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