Mathematicians born on this day:
1814 : Rosellini 
Mathematicians who died on this day:
1344 : Levi 
Giuseppe Peano  Konrad Knopp  Edward Kasner 
Theorem of the day from Robin Whitty  Mathematician of the week 
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.
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