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William Rowan Hamilton and George Boole (2008)

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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.
Laita, Luis M.
Strong, John V.
Houston, Ken
Hankins, Thomas L.
Richards, Joan L.
Journals
Historia Mathematica
History and Philosophy of Logic
British Society for the History of Mathematics Bulletin
Annals of Science: The History of Science and Technology
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
Publishers
University College Press
Johns Hopkins University Press
American Mathematical Society
Edition am Gutenbergplatz Leipzig
Éditions de l'École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales
Cork University Press
Concepts
Mathematics
Biographies
Mathematicians
Logic
Algebra
Science and religion
People
Boole, George
De Morgan, Augustus
Hamilton, William Rowan
Jevons, William Stanley
Venn, John
Harriot, Thomas
Time Periods
19th century
18th century
20th century, early
Places
Great Britain
Ireland
Germany
Canada
Scotland
France
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