@article{Tarski1999TarskisSO,
title={Tarski's system of geometry},
author={Alfred Tarski and Steven Givant},
journal={Bulletin of Symbolic Logic},
year={1999},
volume={5},
pages={175-214}
}

This paper is an edited form of a letter written by the two authors (in the name of Tarski) to Wolfram Schwabhäuser around 1978. It contains extended remarks about Tarski’s system of foundations for Euclidean geometry, in particular its distinctive features, its historical evolution, the history of specific axioms, the questions of independence of axioms and primitive notions, and versions of the system suitable for the development of 1-dimensional geometry. In his 1926–27 lectures at the… CONTINUE READING