Mathematician:Philip Edward Bertrand Jourdain
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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.
- Born: 16 October 1879, Ashbourne in Derbyshire, England
- Died: 1 October 1919, Crookham, Hampshire, England
Theorems and Definitions
- 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: 266 – 283)
- 1908: On some Points in the Foundation of Mathematical Physics (The Monist Vol. 16: 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.