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The mathematical analysis of logic : being an essay towards a calculus of deductive reasoning, George Boole

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The mathematical analysis of logic : being an essay towards a calculus of deductive reasoning
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The mathematical analysis of logic
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being an essay towards a calculus of deductive reasoning
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George Boole
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eng
Summary
Self-taught mathematician George Boole (1815–1864) published a pamphlet in 1847 – The Mathematical Analysis of Logic – that launched him into history as one of the nineteenth century's most original thinkers. In the introduction, Boole closely adheres to two themes: the fundamental unity of all science and the close relationship between logic and mathematics. In the first chapter, he examines first principles of formal logic, and then moves on to Aristotelian syllogism, hypotheticals, and the properties of elective functions. Boole uses this pamphlet to answer a well-known logician of the day, Sir William Hamilton, who believed that only philosophers could study 'the science of real existence', while all mathematicians could do was measure things. In essence, The Mathematical Analysis of Logic humbly chides Hamilton and asks him to rethink his bias. Boole is compelling reading for anyone interested in intellectual history and the science of the mind
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1815-1864
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Boole, George
Dewey number
160
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index present
LC call number
BC71
LC item number
.B63 2009
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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Cambridge library collection. Mathematics
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Logic
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The mathematical analysis of logic : being an essay towards a calculus of deductive reasoning, George Boole
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https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511701337
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  • Originally published in Cambridge by Macmillan in 1847
  • Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Oct 2015)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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text
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rdacontent
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1 online resource (82 pages)
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online
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9780511701337
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(ebook)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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digital, PDF file(s).
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remote
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(UkCbUP)CR9780511701337
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The mathematical analysis of logic : being an essay towards a calculus of deductive reasoning, George Boole
Link
https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511701337
Publication
Note
  • Originally published in Cambridge by Macmillan in 1847
  • Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Oct 2015)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource (82 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511701337
Isbn Type
(ebook)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(UkCbUP)CR9780511701337

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