Argall, John (b. in or before 1545, d. 1606), Church of England clergyman and logician, was born in London, the third son of Thomas Argall (1499/1500–1563), ecclesiastical official, and of Margaret (d. 1592), daughter of John Tallakarne or Talkerne of Cornwall. Near the end of ...
R. M. Armstrong
Boole, George (1815–1864), mathematician and logician, was born on 2 November 1815 in Lincoln, the eldest of four children of a local tradesman, John Boole (1777–1848), and his wife, Mary Ann (1780–1854). He adopted a love of learning from his father, who was active in the local mechanics' institute, to such an extent that in his teens he was employed as a teacher at schools in ...
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E. J. Ashworth
Carter, Peter (1530
Coke, Zachary (bap. 1618
Crakanthorpe, Richard (bap. 1568, d. 1624), Church of England clergyman and logician, was born at Little Strickland, Westmorland, and baptized on 25 January 1568 at Morland, the second son of John Crakanthorpe and Mabel Cowper. He matriculated at Queen's College, Oxford, on 13 December 1583, aged sixteen. According to ...
Edward A. Malone
Flavell, John (1596
Richardson, Alexander (d. in or before 1621), logician, came from Surrey and matriculated from Queens' College, Cambridge, in 1579; he graduated BA early in 1584. The following year his election as a fellow of the college was overturned after pressure from the court, but he was able to proceed MA in 1587. Thereafter he was employed by the ...
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Smith, Samuel (1587–1620), writer on logic, was possibly baptized on 2 May 1587 at Swineshead, Lincolnshire, and on 19 October 1604 entered Magdalen Hall, Oxford, as a commoner. He was a demy of Magdalen College in 1606, and became a fellow in 1608; he graduated BA the following January, and MA in May 1612. In that year ...