Mathematician:Philip Edward Bertrand Jourdain
Jump to navigation Jump to search
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: 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.