ramified theory of types


ramified theory of types

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  • Russell, Bertrand — ▪ British logician and philosopher in full  Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell of Kingston Russell, Viscount Amberley of Amberley and of Ardsalla  born May 18, 1872, Trelleck, Monmouthshire, Wales died Feb. 2, 1970,… …   Universalium

  • Typentheorie — Die Typentheorie ist eine von Bertrand Russell entwickelte Form der Mengenlehre, mit der er unter anderem versuchte, die von ihm entdeckte Russellsche Antinomie und andere Widersprüche der naiven Mengenlehre zu beheben. Nach dieser Theorie gibt… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Axiom of reducibility — The axiom of reducibility was introduced by Bertrand Russell as part of his ramified theory of types, an attempt to ground mathematics in first order logic.The axiom of reducibility is introduced in number (chapter) *12 of Principia Mathematica… …   Wikipedia

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  • reducibility, axiom of — Axiom introduced by Russell and Whitehead in Principia Mathematica. In that system propositional functions are sorted into levels, as part of the ramified theory of types. The axiom says that for any function at any level there exists a formally… …   Philosophy dictionary


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