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William Rowan Hamilton and George Boole (2008)


William Rowan Hamilton (1805-65) and George Boole (1815-64) never had any significant interaction with each other even though they shared many of the same mathematical interests and simultaneously corresponded with Augustus de Morgan. They also had much in common beyond mathematics, in particular in their philosophical views, and in certain personality traits that contributed significantly to their success.

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Authors & Contributors
Craik, Alex D. D.
Anne van Weerden
Stenhouse, Brigitte
Donal Murphy
Cohen, Yvonne
Gauss, Carl Friedrich
Historia Mathematica
History and Philosophy of Logic
British Society for the History of Mathematics Bulletin
British Journal for the History of Mathematics
PSA: Proceedings of the Biennial Meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association
Isis: International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences
University College Press
Oxford University Press
Johns Hopkins University Press
Éditions de l'École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales
Edition am Gutenbergplatz Leipzig
Cork University Press
Editing (primary texts)
Boole, George
De Morgan, Augustus
Hamilton, William Rowan
Venn, John
Jevons, William Stanley
Galois, Évariste
Time Periods
19th century
18th century
20th century, early
Great Britain

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