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The forgotten mathematical legacy of Peano

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Gabriele Greco
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The formulations that Peano gave to many mathematical notions at the end of the 19th century were so perfect and modern that they have become standard today. A formal language of logic that he created, enabled him to perceive mathematics with great precision and depth. He described mathematics axiomatically basing the reasoning exclusively on logical and set-theoretical primitive terms and properties, which was revolutionary at that time. Yet, numerous Peano’s contributions remain either unremembered or underestimated.
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hal-02174864 , version 1 (05-07-2019)

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Szymon Dolecki, Gabriele Greco. The forgotten mathematical legacy of Peano. Dissertationes Mathematicae, 2019, 537, pp.1-77. ⟨10.4064/dm769-4-2018⟩. ⟨hal-02174864⟩
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