George Boole

George Boole In existographies, George Boole (1815-1864) (IQ:175|#227) [RGM:424|1,280+] [GME:77] was English mathematician, educator, philosopher and logician; noted for []

Born to a poor cobbler who self-taught himself mathematics, by studying Newton, among others; invented Boolean algebra, the basis of modern computer logic (as later ferreted out by Claude Shannon (1938) in terms of logic gates), with the publication of his 1847 Mathematical Analysis of Logic; his 1854 book The Laws of Thought, one of the first books in human mathematics, showed how to reduce human reasoning (logic) to a symbolic form resembling ordinary numerical algebra; was a college professor in mathematics by age thirty-four (despite holding no university degree); published a treatise on differential equations (1859).

Further reading
● Boole, George. (1847). Mathematical Analysis of Logic. Publisher.
● Boole, George. (1854). The Laws of Thought. Publisher.

External links
George Boole – Wikipedia.

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