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Mathematics - History of Mathematical Sciences | Giuseppe Peano between Mathematics and Logic - Proceeding of the International Conference in honour

Giuseppe Peano between Mathematics and Logic

Proceeding of the International Conference in honour of Giuseppe Peano on the 150th anniversary of his birth and the centennial of the Formulario Mathematico Torino (Italy) October 2-3, 2008

Skof, Fulvia (Ed.)

2011, X, 190p. 8 illus..

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This book contains the papers developing out the presentations given at the International Conference organized by the Torino Academy of Sciences and the Department of Mathematics Giuseppe Peano of the Torino University to celebrate the 150th anniversary of G. Peano's birth - one of the greatest figures in modern mathematics and logic and the most important mathematical logician in Italy - a century after the publication of Formulario Mathematico, a great attempt to systematise Mathematics in symbolic form.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Formulario Mathematico - Foundations of Mathematics - Giuseppe Peano - Mathematical Logic

Related subjects » Epistemology & Philosophy of Science - History of Mathematical Sciences - Mathematics

Table of contents 

Giuseppe Peano and Mathematical Analysis in Italy.- Some Contributions of Peano to Analysis in the Light of the Work of Belgian Mathematicians.- Peano, his School and Numerical Analysis.- Geometric Calculus and Geometry Foundations in Peano.- The Formulario between Mathematics and History.- Giuseppe Peano: a Revolutionary in Symbolic Logic?.- At the Origins of Metalogic.- Foundations of Geometry in the School of Peano.

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