A survey of the life of Hugh MacColl (1837-1909)

Stephen Louis Read, M Astroh, I Grattan-Guinness

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The Scottish logician Hugh MacColl is well known for his innovative contributions to modal and nonclassical logics. However, until now little biographical information has been available about his academic and cultural background, his personal and professional situation, and his position in the scientific community of the Victorian era. The present article reports on a number of recent findings.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)81-98
Number of pages18
JournalHistory and Philosophy of Logic
Publication statusPublished - 2001


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