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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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Kurt Gödel: a biography

I'm looking for a well-written biographical book about Kurt Gödel. Any titles you'd recommend?
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What is the middle name of George A. Grätzer?

What is the middle name of George A. Grätzer?
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Who were the two logicians that argued over whether exact synonyms exist?

Years ago I stumbled upon a Wikipedia article on two logicians debating whether exact synonyms could exist. (was curious since an English professor emphatically stated they cannot exist, while I ...