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Robinson, Abraham (1918–1974)

Luxemburg, W. A. J. (1987) Robinson, Abraham (1918–1974). In: The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics. Palgrave Macmillan UK , London, pp. 1-2. ISBN 9781349951215. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20181003-155854487

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Abstract

A logician, mathematician and applied mathematician, Abraham Robinson was one of the foremost proponents of applying the methods and results of mathematical logic, in particular model theory to mathematics. This point of view led Abraham Robinson around 1960 to the creation of Non-standard Analysis.


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