Modern Logic

Logic and foundations of mathematics in Peano's school

M. Borga and D. Palladino

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It is generally held that Peano and his school played an important role at the end of the last century in the development of logic and foundations of mathematics. This paper surveys the results achieved by Peano and his school and examines the motivation behind their work, thus demonstrating the validity of their reputation.

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Mod. Log., Volume 3, Number 1 (1992), 18-44.

First available in Project Euclid: 7 March 2008

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Primary: 03A05
Secondary: 01A55: 19th century 01A60: 20th century 01A72: Schools of mathematics 03-03: Historical (must also be assigned at least one classification number from Section 01) 03B30: Foundations of classical theories (including reverse mathematics) [See also 03F35]


Borga, M.; Palladino, D. Logic and foundations of mathematics in Peano's school. Mod. Log. 3 (1992), no. 1, 18--44.

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