"First published in 1854, this is the classic treatise by British mathematician and philosopher GEORGE BOOLE (1815¿1864) in which he develops a system for representing logic in algebraic form. Expanding on ideas first presented in his 1847 pamphlet ¿The Mathematical Analysis of Logic,¿ Boole¿for whom the mathematical term ¿boolean¿ was coined¿discusses:
¿ derivation of his laws
¿ principles of symbolic reasoning
¿ conditions of a perfect method
¿ general method in probabilities
¿ Aristotelian logic
¿ and more.
A foundational work by the thinker who paved the way for modern electronics and our information age, this is must-reading for students of mathematics and the history of contemporary science.