George Boole

"No matter how correct a mathematical theorem may appear to be, one ought never to be satisfied that there was not something imperfect about it until it also gives the impression of being beautiful."

Born
November 2, 1815
Died
December 8, 1864
Birth Place
Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Current Place
Cork, Ireland, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

About

George Boole was an English mathematician, educator, philosopher and logician. He worked in the fields of differential equations and algebraic logic, and is best known as the author of The Laws of Thought which contains Boolean algebra. Boolean logic is credited with laying the foundations for the information age.

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