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It was not until page 379 in the first edition of their pivotal "Principia Mathematica" (a 1910 text deriving logic and mathematics from an axiomatic basis) that Whitehead and Russell were able to prove the key lemma, which would later allow them to prove that 1 + 1 = 2. [Caldwell]

 

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