References for George Boole


  1. T A A Broadbent, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-2830900529.html
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9080664/George-Boole

Books:

  1. P D Barry (ed.), George Boole : a miscellany (Cork, 1969).
  2. E T Bell, Men of Mathematics (1961).
  3. R Harley, George Boole : an essay, biographical and expository (London, 1866).
  4. D McHale, George Boole : his life and work (Dublin, 1985).
  5. G C Smith, The Boole - De Morgan correspondence, 1842-1864 (New York, 1982).

Articles:

  1. R Feys, Boole as a logician, Proc. Roy. Irish Acad. Sect. A. 57 (1955), 97-106.
  2. N Gessler, George Boole et l'algèbre de la logique, in Études logiques (Neuchâtel, 1993), 123-169.
  3. I Grattan-Guinness, The correspondence between George Boole and Stanley Jevons, 1863-1864, Hist. Philos. Logic 12 (1) (1991), 15-35.
  4. I Grattan-Guinness, Psychology in the foundations of logic and mathematics : the cases of Boole, Cantor and Brouwer, Hist. Philos. Logic 3 (1) (1982), 33-53.
  5. F E Hackett, The method of George Boole, Proc. Roy. Irish Acad. Sect. A. 57 (1955), 79-87.
  6. T Hailperin, Boole's abandoned propositional logic, Hist. Philos. Logic 5 (1) (1984), 39-48.
  7. W Kneale, Boole and the Revival of Logic, Mind 57 (1948), 149-175.
  8. W Kneale, Boole and the revival of logic, Mind 57 (1948), 149-175.
  9. L de Ledesma, and L M Laita, George Boole : From differential equations to mathematical logic, in Proceedings of the Mathematical Meeting in Honor of A Dou (Madrid, 1989), 341-351.
  10. A Macfarlane, Lectures on Ten British Mathematicians of the Nineteenth Century (New York, 1916), 50-63.
    http://www.gutenberg.net/etext06/tbmms10p.pdf
  11. S S Petrova, G Boole and the development of the calculus of operations in England (Russian), History and methodology of the natural sciences (Moscow, 1982), 98-103.
  12. R Rhees (ed.), George Boole as student and teacher. By some of his friends and pupils, Proc. Roy. Irish Acad. Sect. A. 57 (1955), 74-78.
  13. J Richards, Boole and Mill : differing perspectives on logical psychologism, in History and philosophy of logic 1 (Tunbridge Wells, 1980), 19-36.
  14. J B Rosser, Boole and the concept of a function, Proc. Roy. Irish Acad. Sect. A. 57 (1955), 117-120.
  15. G C Smith, Boole's annotations on 'The mathematical analysis of logic', Hist. Philos. Logic 4 (1) (1983), 27-38.
  16. G Taylor, George Boole, 1815-1864, Proc. Roy. Irish Acad. Sect. A. 57 (1955), 66-73.
  17. I Thomas, Boole's concept of science, Proc. Roy. Irish Acad. Sect. A. 57 (1955), 88-96.

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