Russell Paradox

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Bertrand Russell's Views On Philosophy - Philosophical Work - Logic and Philosophy of Mathematics
... Russell had great influence on modern mathematical logic ... and logician Willard Quine said Russell's work represented the greatest influence on his own work ... Russell's first mathematical book, An Essay on the Foundations of Geometry, was published in 1897 ...

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