Mathematicians born on this day:
1814 : Fernando Pio Rosellini 
Mathematicians who died on this day:
1344 : Levi ben Gerson 
Giuseppe Peano  Konrad Knopp  Edward Kasner 
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
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