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Single Idea 10157

[catalogued under 6. Mathematics / B. Foundations for Mathematics / 3. Axioms for Geometry]

Full Idea

Tarski found an elegant new axiom system for Euclidean geometry that improved Hilbert's earlier version - and he formulated it without the use of set-theoretical notions.

Gist of Idea

Tarski improved Hilbert's geometry axioms, and without set-theory


report of Alfred Tarski (works [1936]) by Feferman / Feferman - Alfred Tarski: life and logic Ch.9

Book Reference

Feferman,S/Feferman,A.B.: 'Alfred Tarski: life and logic' [CUP 2008], p.230