[FOM] Hilbert & logicism

josef@us.es josef at us.es
Fri Nov 13 12:16:58 EST 2009

Those of you with an interest in historical matters may find intriguing the evidence that Hilbert was a logicist not only in 1917, but also in the 1890s (including the year of redaction of his celebrated Foundations of Geometry). The point was made several years ago by W. Sieg, and I have recently given a detailed analysis of it:

Best wishes,

Jose Ferreiros
Instituto de Filosofia, CCHS - CSIC. Madrid  & 
Dpto. de Filosofia y Logica, Univ. de Sevilla, Spain

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