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An Essay on the Foundations of Geometry *

By Bertrand Russell


Front Matter (preface), (detailed contents)

Introduction a problem due to its relation to logic, psychology and mathematics

Chapter 1 a short history of metageometry

Chapter 2 critical account of some previous philosophical theories of geometry

Chapter 3, Sec. A the axioms of projective geometry

Chapter 3, Sec. B the axioms of metrical geometry

Chapter 4 philosophical consequences

* Bertrand Russell, An Essay on the Foundations of Geometry (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1897)