George Boole
George Boole (/ˈbuːl/; 2 November 1815 – 8 December 1864) was an English mathematician, philosopher and logician. He worked in the fields of differential equations and algebraic logic, and is now...
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Bartholomew Price
Bartholomew Price (1818 – 29 December 1898) was an English mathematician and educator.
He was born at Coln St Denis, Gloucestershire, in 1818. He was educated at Pembroke College, Oxford, of which...
Turing machine
A Turing machine is a hypothetical device that manipulates symbols on a strip of tape according to a table of rules. Despite its simplicity, a Turing machine can be adapted to simulate the logic of an...
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Graham Priest
Graham Priest (born 1948) is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the CUNY Graduate Center, as well as a regular visitor at the University of Melbourne where he was Boyce Gibson Professor of Philo...
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Logicomix
Logicomix: An Epic Search for Truth is a graphic novel about the foundational quest in mathematics, written by Apostolos Doxiadis, author of Uncle Petros and Goldbach's Conjecture, and theoretical com...
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Richard Whately
Richard Whately (1 February 1787 – 8 October 1863) was an English rhetorician, logician, economist, and theologian who also served as the Church of Ireland Archbishop of Dublin.
He was born in Lon...
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Turing Award
The ACM A.M. Turing Award is an annual prize given by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) to "an individual selected for contributions of a technical nature made to the computing community"....
All Saints' Church, Daresbury
All Saints' Church, Daresbury, is in the village of Daresbury, Cheshire, England. It is known for its association with Lewis Carroll who is commemorated in its stained glass windows depicting characte...
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Marketplace of ideas
The "marketplace of ideas" is a rationale for freedom of expression based on an analogy to the economic concept of a free market. The "marketplace of ideas" belief holds that the truth will emerge fro...
Robin Gandy
Robin Oliver Gandy (22 September 1919 – 20 November 1995) was a British mathematician and logician.He was a friend, student, and associate of Alan Turing, having been supervised by Turing during his P...
C. J. F. Williams
Christopher John Fardo Williams (31 December 1930 – 25 March 1997) was a British philosopher. His areas of interest were philosophical logic, on which topic he did most of his original work, and Ancie...
Lewis Carroll: A Biography
Lewis Carroll: A Biography is a 1995 biography of author Lewis Carroll by Morton N. Cohen, first published by Knopf, later by Macmillan. It is generally considered to be the definitive scholarly work ...
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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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Walter Burley
Walter Burley (or Burleigh) (c. 1275–1344/5) was a medieval English scholastic philosopher and logician with at least 50 works attributed to him. He received his Master of Arts degree in 1301, and wa...
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Gavin O'Keefe
Gavin L. O'Keefe[1] is a book illustrator and designer.
O'Keefe was Born in Melbourne and lived in Sydney from the early-1980s to 1990. During that period, his artwork (usually black and white, th...
John Stuart Mill Institute
The John Stuart Mill Institute is a non-governmental, Heidelberg-based research institute founded in 2009 and named after John Stuart Mill, an influential 19th-century English philosopher and politici...
Automatic Computing Engine
The Automatic Computing Engine (ACE) was an early electronic stored-program computer design produced by Alan Turing at the invitation of John R. Womersley, superintendent of the Mathematics Division ...
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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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Henry Holiday
Henry Holiday (17 June 1839 – 15 April 1927) was an English historical genre and landscape painter, stained glass designer, illustrator and sculptor. He is considered to be a member of the Pre-R...
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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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John Neville Keynes
John Neville Keynes (/ˈkeɪnz/ KAYNZ; 31 August 1852 – 15 November 1949) was a British economist and father of John Maynard Keynes.
Born in Salisbury, he was the son of Dr John Keynes (1805–1878) a...
William Stanley Jevons
William Stanley Jevons, LL.D., MA, FRS (/ˈdʒɛvənz/;1 September 1835 – 13 August 1882) was an English economist and logician.Irving Fisher described Jevons' book A General Mathematical Theory of Politi...
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Hobbes-Wallis controversy
The Hobbes–Wallis controversy was a polemic debate that continued from the mid-1650s well into the 1670s, between the philosopher Thomas Hobbes and the mathematician John Wallis. It was sparked by De ...