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Ideas of George Boole, by Text

[British, 1815 - 1864, Born in Lincoln, England. School teacher, then Professor at Queen's College, Cork.]

1854 The Laws of Thought
p.19 Boole's method was axiomatic, achieving economy, plus multiple interpretations [Potter]
p.51 Boole applied normal algebra to logic, aiming at an algebra of thought [Devlin]
3.2 p.52 Boole made logic more mathematical, with algebra, quantifiers and probability [Friend]
Ch.3 p.27 Boole's notation can represent syllogisms and propositional arguments, but not both at once [Weiner]