Russelliana: G.H. Hardy’s copy of Principia Mathematica with Bernard Linsky (U. Alberta)

We are very pleased to announce that we will have our fifth Russelliana series talk given by Bernard Linsky (University of Alberta) on Saturday, June 12th at 2 pm Eastern Time / 12 pm Mountain Time (adjust for your local time zone). The event is open to the public: all are welcome! Please register here in advance to receive the Zoom link.

G.H. Hardy’s copy of Principia Mathematica

Bernard Linsky (University of Alberta)

G.H. Hardy’s copy of Principia Mathematica is now in the possession of the Bertrand Russell Archives, but it arrived during the closure of the library so we have not had access to it. Some photos of pages with Hardy’s annotations were taken, however, as the acquisition was being authenticated. I will show  those pictures and talk about their relation to Hardy’s review of PM in the Times Literary Supplement from September 7, 1911.

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