# The Mathematical Origins of 19th Century Algebra of Logic

@inproceedings{Peckhaus2003TheMO, title={The Mathematical Origins of 19th Century Algebra of Logic}, author={V. Peckhaus}, year={2003} }

Most 19th century scholars would have agreed to the opinion that philosophers are responsible for research on logic. On the other hand, the history of late 19th century logic clearly indicates a very dynamic development instigated not by philosophers, but by mathematicians. A central outcome of this development was the emergence of what has been called the “new logic”, “mathematical logic”, “symbolic logic”, or, from 1904 on, “logistics”. This new logic came from Great Britain, and was created… Expand

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