# Mathematician:Philip Edward Bertrand Jourdain

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## Mathematician

British logician whose work was in the fields of mathematical logic and the foundations of set theory.

He also applied his results in logic to the field of physics.

## Nationality

British

## History

- Born: 16 October 1879, Ashbourne in Derbyshire, England
- Died: 1 October 1919, Crookham, Hampshire, England

## Theorems and Definitions

## Publications

- 1906 - 1913:
*Development of the Theory of Transfinite Numbers* - 1907:
*On the Question of the Existence of Transfinite Numbers*(*Proceedings of the London Mathematical Society***Ser. 2****Vol. 4**: pp. 266 – 283) - 1908:
*On some Points in the Foundation of Mathematical Physics*(*The Monist***Vol. 16**: pp. 217 – 226) www.jstor.org/stable/27900104 - 1908:
*On those principles of mechanics which depend upon processes of variation* - 1912:
*The Nature of Mathematics* - 1913:
*The principle of least action* - 1915:
*Contributions to the Founding of the Theory of Transfinite Numbers*(translation, with an introduction, of*Beiträge zur Begründung der transfiniten Mengenlehre*by Georg Cantor) - 1917:
*The influence of Fourier's theory on the conduction of heat on the development of pure mathematics* - 1919:
*The Nature of Mathematics, 2nd ed.*