George Boole

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George Boole
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Boole in about 1860
Born 2 November 1815(1815-11-02)
Lincoln, Lincolnshire, Ingland
Died 8 December 1864(1864-12-08) (aged 49)
Ballintemple, Cork, Ireland
Naitionality Breetish
Eddication Bainbridge's Commercial Academy[1]
Releegion Unitarian
Era 19t-century filosofie
Region Wastren Filosofie
Schuil Mathematical foondations o computin
Institutions Lincoln Mechanics' Institution[2]
Queen's College, Cork
Main interests
Mathematics, Logic, Filosofie o mathematics
Notable ideas
Boolean algebra

George Boole (/ˈbl/; 2 November 1815 – 8 December 1864) wis an Inglis mathematician, eddicator, filosofer an logician. He wirked in the fields o differential equations an algebraic logic, an is best kent as the author o The Laws of Thought (1854) which conteens Boolean algebra. Boolean logic is creditit wi laying the foondations for the information age.[3]

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