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How many important logicians did NOT receive doctoral degrees?

I can think of three. Saul Kripke quite famously could only be begrudged to finish his undergraduate degree at Harvard before being hired as a full professor. Donald Martin (the set theorist of Martin'...
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Where can I find sources for Gergonne's research on the fundamental relations among classes?

Alfred Tarski writes The whole of the old traditional logic...can almost entirely be reduced to the theory of the fundamental relations among classes, that is, to a small fragment of the entire ...
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Could someone explain Vives logical notation?

I'm doing a project on the history of George Boole and wanted some background on how notation has changed through the ages, however do not understand Vives logical notation. Wondering if someone could ...