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dc.creatorMather, Harryen_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-08-04T09:16:27Zen_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-01-04T04:50:56Z
dc.date.available2011-08-13T08:00:00Zen_US
dc.date.available2013-01-04T04:50:56Z
dc.date.created1937en_US
dc.date.issued1937en_US
dc.date.submitted1937en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10388/etd-08042010-091627en_US
dc.description.abstractThis paper treats the development of the real number system. As the title suggests, it is based on the theory of number as presented by Bertrand Russell in his two works, the "Introduction to Mathematical Philosophy" and the "Principles of Mathematics". My chief aim has been to reduce the concept of 'number' to such logical concepts as 'class' and 'relations'. The first part of this paper deals with these concepts and the latter parts with their applications to 'number'. Regarding the operations between numbers, much is left undone. I merely offer the essential definitions. Certain refinements of these operations, such as the associative and distributive laws of algebra, are omitted. These omissions are not due to the fact that such laws are unimportant or that they cannot be derived from 'number' as defined in this paper, but to the fact that I discuss here only the essential features of the number system and not the various laws which may be deduced from these.en_US
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.titleNotes on Russell's theory of numberen_US
thesis.degree.departmentCollege of Arts and Scienceen_US
thesis.degree.disciplineCollege of Arts and Scienceen_US
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Saskatchewanen_US
thesis.degree.levelMastersen_US
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Arts (M.A.)en_US
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dc.type.genreThesisen_US
dc.contributor.committeeMemberLing, G. H.en_US


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