# Kreisel, Georg.

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Professor of Logic and the Foundations of Mathematics at Stanford University. Born in Graz, Austria, Kreisel received his B.A. degree in 1944 and his M.A. degree in 1947, both from Cambridge University. He served at Lecturer in Mathematics at the University of Reading from 1949 to 1954, 1957 to 1958 and 1959 to 1960. He was a member of the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton from 1955 to 1957, and Professor of Mathematics at the University of Paris from 1960 to 1964. He first came to Stanford University in 1958 as a Visiting Associate Professor of Mathematics and later as Visiting Professor of Logic and Mathematics. Since 1964, he has held a joint appointment in Stanford's departments of Mathematics and Philosophy. In 1966, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society.

From the description of Georg Kreisel papers, 1957-1984. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 703381459

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Professor of Logic and the Foundations of Mathematics at Stanford University. Born in Graz, Austria, Kreisel received his B.A. degree in 1944 and his M.A. degree in 1947, both from Cambridge University. He served at Lecturer in Mathematics at the University of Reading from 1949 to 1954, 1957 to 1958 and 1959 to 1960. He was a member of the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton from 1955 to 1957, and Professor of Mathematics at the University of Paris from 1960 to 1964. He first came to Stanford University in 1958 as a Visiting Associate Professor of Mathematics and later as Visiting Professor of Logic and Mathematics. Since 1964, he has held a joint appointment in Stanford's departments of Mathematics and Philosophy. In 1966, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society.

From the guide to the Georg Kreisel papers, 1957-1984, (Department of Special Collections and University Archives)

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- Logic, Symbolic and mathematical
- Philosophy
- Mathematics--Philosophy