• Russell on Propositions and Objects
    Dissertation, University of Toronto (Canada). 1993.
    This thesis discusses Russell's logical work from the period 1903 to 1908, focusing on three well-developed logical systems: The Principles of Mathematics, the substitution theory, and Principia Mathematica. I explore Russell's formal work as well as his philosophy of logic. My thesis is that Russell retained the belief throughout this period that propositions or propositional functions are abstract objects with a definite structure, and that apprehension of that structure is the foundation of h…Read more
  • John G. Slater, Bertrand Russell (review)
    Philosophy in Review 15 361-363. 1995.