Language game
A language game (also called secret language or ludling or argot) is a system of manipulating spoken words to render them incomprehensible to the untrained ear. Language games are used primarily by gr...
Carveth Read
Carveth Read (1848–1931) was a 19th and 20th century British philosopher and logician.
He was born 16, March 1848 in Falmouth, Cornwall, England. He was the third son of Edward Read and Eliz...
Dov Gabbay
Dov M. Gabbay is Augustus De Morgan Professor Emeritus of Logic at the Group of Logic, Language and Computation, Department of Computer Science, King's College London. He has authored over four hundre...
Wilfrid Hodges
Wilfrid Augustine Hodges, FBA (born May 27, 1941) is a British mathematician, known for his work in model theory.
Hodges was Professor of Mathematics at Queen Mary, University of London from 1987 ...
Colin Howson
Professor Colin Howson (born 1945) is a British philosopher who is a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Toronto, where he joined the faculty on July 1, 2008. Previously, he was Professor of...
Ferdinand Canning Scott Schiller
Ferdinand Canning Scott Schiller (16 August 1864 – 6 August 1937) was a German-British philosopher. Born in Altona, Holstein (at that time member of the German Confederation, but under Danish administ...
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J. Roger Hindley
J. Roger Hindley is a prominent British logician best known for the Hindley–Milner type inference algorithm. Since 1998, he has been an Honorary Research Fellow at Swansea University.
Hindley gra...
William of Ockham
William of Ockham (/ˈɒkəm/; also Occam; c. 1287 – 1347) was an English Franciscan friar and scholastic philosopher and theologian, who is believed to have been born in Ockham, a small village in Surre...
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George Jardine
George Jardine FRSE (1742–1827) was a Scottish minister of religion, philosopher, academic and educator. He was Professor at the University of Glasgow, of Greek from 1774, and then Professor of Logic ...
Richard Shute
Richard Shute (6 November 1849 - 22 September 1886) was a British classicist and logician.Richard Shute was the only son of Richard Shute of Sydenham, Kent. He was educated at Eton College, and matric...
David Wiggins
David Wiggins (born 8 March 1933) is a British moral philosopher, metaphysician, and philosophical logician working especially on identity and issues in meta-ethics. His 2006 book, Ethics. Twelve Le...
Brian McGuinness
Brian McGuinness (born Bernard Francis McGuinness, 22 October 1927, in Wrexham, United Kingdom) is an eminent British philosopher.Formerly a pupil of RM Hare, McGuinness has become a noted expert in t...
Ludwig Wittgenstein
Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein (/ˈvɪtɡənˌstaɪn/; [ˈvɪtgənˌʃtaɪn]; 26 April 1889 – 29 April 1951) was an Austrian-British philosopher who worked primarily in logic, the philosophy of mathematics, the...
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Bertrand Russell
Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, OM, FRS (/ˈrʌsəl/; 18 May 1872 – 2 February 1970) was a British philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian, writer, social critic and polit...
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George Lokert
George Lokert of Ayr (c. 1485 - 1547) was a Scottish philosopher and theologian who made significant contributions to the study of logic. A pupil of John Mair, he also studied and taught at the Univer...
Geoffrey Hunter (logician)
Geoffrey Basil Bailey Hunter (December 14, 1925 — June 8, 2000) was a professor, philosopher, and logician. Hunter was Professor Emeritus of the University College of Wales, Bangor where he was profes...
Frederick Rowbottom
Frederick Rowbottom (16 January 1938 – 12 October 2009) was a British logician and mathematician. The large cardinal notion of Rowbottom cardinals is named after him.
After graduating from Cambri...
Alasdair Urquhart
Alasdair Ian Fenton Urquhart /ˈɜrkərt/, born 20 December 1945, is an emeritus Professor of Philosophy at the University of Toronto. He has made notable contributions to the field of logic, especiall...
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Lewis Carroll
Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (/ˈtʃɑrlz ˈlʌtwɪdʒ ˈdɒdsən/; 27 January 1832 – 14 January 1898), better known by his pen name, Lewis Carroll (/ˈkærəl/), was an English writer, mathematician, logician, Anglic...
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John Stuart Mill
John Stuart Mill (20 May 1806 – 8 May 1873) was a British philosopher, political economist and civil servant. He was an influential contributor to social theory, political theory and political economy...
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Robert Kowalski
Robert Anthony "Bob" Kowalski (born 15 May 1941) is a logician and computer scientist, who has spent most of his career in the United Kingdom.
He was educated at the University of Chicago, Univers...
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Peter Aczel
Peter Henry George Aczel is a British mathematician, logician and Emeritus joint Professor in the School of Computer Science and the School of Mathematics at the University of Manchester. He is known ...
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Adam Smith
Adam Smith (16 June 1723 NS – 17 July 1790) was a Scottish moral philosopher, pioneer of political economy, and key Scottish Enlightenment figure.Smith is best known for two classic works: The Theory...
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Philosophical Investigations
Philosophical Investigations (Philosophische Untersuchungen) is a highly influential work by the 20th-century philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein. In it, Wittgenstein discusses numerous problems and puzzl...
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Adam Parvipontanus
Adam Parvipontanus (or Adam of Balsham) (c. 1100/2 – c. 1157/69) was an Anglo-Norman scholastic and churchman.Adam was born in Balsham, near Cambridge, England. He studied with Peter Lombard at the Un...
William Ernest Johnson
William Ernest Johnson (23 June 1858 – 14 January 1931) was a British logician mainly remembered for his Logic (1921–1924), in 3 volumes. In 1924, in volume III he introduced the important concept of ...