Part One: Fundamental Concepts and Methods of Mathematics I. The Axiomatic Method II. Analysis of the Axiomatic Method III Theory of Sets III Theory of Sets IV. Infinite Sets V. Well-Ordered Sets; Ordinal Numbers VI. The Linear Continuum and the Real Number System VII. Groups and Their Significance for the Foundations Part Two: Development of Various Viewpoints on Foundations VIII. The Early Developments IX. The Frege-Russell Thesis: Mathematics an Extension of Logic X. Intuitionism XI. Formal Systems; Mathematical Logic XII. The Cultural Setting of Mathematics Bibliography Index of Symbols Index of Topics and Technical Terms Index of Names
Raymond L. Wilder (1896-1982) was Professor of Mathematics at the University of Michigan. After his 1967 retirement, he served as a research associate and lecturer at the University of California, Santa Barbara.