Ivor Grattan-Guinness Writer

Ivor grattan guinness

Prof. Ivor Grattan-Guinness (born 23 June 1941, in Bakewell, England) is a historian of mathematics and logic. He gained his Bachelor degree as a Mathematics Scholar at Wadham College, Oxford, and an MSc (Econ) in Mathematical Logic and the Philosophy of Science at the London School of Economics in 1966. He has gained both the doctorate (PhD) in 1969, and higher doctorate (D.Sc.) in 1978, in the History of Science at the University of London. He is Emeritus Professor of the History of Mathematics and Logic at Middlesex University, and a Visiting Research Associate at the London School of Economics. He was awarded the Kenneth O. May Medal for services to the History of Mathematics by the International Commission for the History of Mathematics (ICHM) on 31 July 2009, at Budapest, on the occasion of the 23rd International Congress for the History of Science. In 2010, he was elected an Honorary Member of the Bertrand Russell Society. He spent much of his career at Middlesex University. He has been a fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey, and is a member of the Académie Internationale d'Histoire des Sciences.

Personal details

Date of birth
June 23rd, 1941

Education

1. London School of Economics and Political Science Colleges/University

The London School of Economics and Political Science (informally the London School of Economics or LSE) is a public research university specialised in the social sciences located in London, United Kingdom, and a constituent college of the federal University of London. Founded in 1895 by Fabian Society members Sidney Webb, Beatrice Webb and George Bernard Shaw, LSE joined the University of London in 1900 and degrees were first issued to its students in 1902. Despite its name, it conducts teaching and research across the entire range of the social sciences - accounting and finance, anthropology, applied statistics, actuarial science, economic history, economics, geography, government, history, international development, international relations (which LSE pioneered as a study), law, management, philosophy, politics, psychology, social policy and sociology - as well as in logic and the scientific method, mathematics and statistics.

Endowment
2013. 92.6 mil. £
2008. 57.4 mil. £
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Founded
1895
Headquarters
Houghton Street, WC2A 2AE - London, Greater London
Undergraduates
2013. 4,266
2005. 3,860
Postgraduates
2013. 6,335
2005. 4,950
Local tuition
2013. 8.5 K £
Official web page www.lse.ac.uk
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2. University of London Colleges/University

The University of London is a federal university made up of 31 affiliates: 19 separate university institutions, and 12 research institutes. As such, the University of London is the largest university in the UK by number of full-time students, with 135,090 campus-based students and over 50,000 in the University of London International Programmes.

Type Public university
Endowment
2013. 72.7 mil. £
2010. 60 mil. £
Institution colors
Founded
1836
Headquarters
Senate House Malet Street, WC1E 7HU - London, Greater London
Official web page www.london.ac.uk
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Written work

1.Dear Russell, dear Jourdain

Editions Subjects Co-authors
1977. by Duckworth at London (234 pages)

2.Convolution in French mathematics, 1800 1840

Editions Subjects Co-authors
1990. at Boston (1601 pages)

3.The Norton history of the mathematical sciences

Editions Subjects Co-authors
1998. at New York City (817 pages)

4.The Search for Mathematical Roots, 1870 1940

Editions Subjects Co-authors
2000. by Princeton University Press at Princeton (624 pages)

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