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Topic: Happy (Late) 90th Birthday, George Spencer Brown!
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Re: Happy (Late) 90th Birthday, George Spencer Brown!
Posted: Feb 20, 2013 12:46 PM
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On Feb 20, 8:00 am, mimus <> wrote:
> In 1969, George Spencer Brown (abbreviated among the cognoscenti as
> ?GSB?) published _ Laws of Form _ (abbreviated among the cognoscenti
> as ?LoF?), the classic and exhaustive study of the simplest possible
> analysis, involving two indexes or indices and transition between
> those indices, providing an elegant and powerful calculus for such
> analysis; extending it to the corresponding binary arithmetic and
> algebra; treating questions both fundamental and advanced about such
> analysis, calculus, arithmetic and algebra; and applying that algebra
> in Appendix 2 to the binary resolution or analysis of propositional
> logical arguments and to set analysis.
> The book has gone through many editions since, and deservedly so.
> On the 4th of this month, GSB celebrated, possibly, his 90th birthday.
> Happy (Late) 90th Birthday, GSB!
> --
> Someone had to do it.
> < GSB's reason for writing LoF

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