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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.51 Boole applied normal algebra to logic, aiming at an algebra of thought
3.2 p.52 Boole made logic more mathematical, with algebra, quantifiers and probability
Ch.3 p.27 Boole's notation can represent syllogisms and propositional arguments, but not both at once