Single Idea 13667

[catalogued under 5. Theory of Logic / A. Overview of Logic / 2. History of Logic]

Full Idea

Skolem and Gödel were the main proponents of first-order languages. The higher-order language 'opposition' was championed by Zermelo, Hilbert, and Bernays.

Gist of Idea

Skolem and Gödel championed first-order, and Zermelo, Hilbert, and Bernays championed higher-order


Stewart Shapiro (Foundations without Foundationalism [1991], 7.2)

Book Reference

Shapiro,Stewart: 'Foundations without Foundationalism' [OUP 1991], p.178