Mathematicians born on this day:
1814 : Rosellini |
Mathematicians who died on this day:
1344 : Levi |

Giuseppe Peano | Konrad Knopp |

**Giuseppe Peano** (1858 - 1932)

Questions that pertain to the foundations of mathematics, although treated by many in recent times, still lack a satisfactory solution. The difficulty has its main source in the ambiguity of language.

Opening of the paper* Arithmetices principia* in which he introduced axioms for the integers.

Another quotation by one of today's mathematicians

JOC/EFR January 2013
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