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Ivor Grattan-Guinness

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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. From 1974 to 1981, he was editor of the history  ( Wikipedia article )

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Date of birth
1941-06-23
Place of birth
Bakewell

Education

Institution From To
University of London
London School of Economics

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