An Investigation of the Laws of Thought (Paperback)

By George Boole

Cosimo Classics, 9781602064522, 440pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2007

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Description

"First published in 1854, this is the classic treatise by British mathematician and philosopher GEORGE BOOLE (1815 1864) in which he develops a system for representing logic in algebraic form. Expanding on ideas first presented in his 1847 pamphlet The Mathematical Analysis of Logic, Boole for whom the mathematical term boolean was coined discusses: derivation of his laws principles of symbolic reasoning conditions of a perfect method general method in probabilities Aristotelian logic and more. A foundational work by the thinker who paved the way for modern electronics and our information age, this is must-reading for students of mathematics and the history of contemporary science.