A Caltech Library Service

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.

Full text is not posted in this repository. Consult Related URLs below.

Use this Persistent URL to link to this item:


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.

Item Type:Book Section
Related URLs:
URLURL TypeDescription Item2018 Version
Additional Information:© The Author(s) 1987. This chapter was originally published in The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economics, 1st edition, 1987. Edited by John Eatwell, Murray Milgate and Peter Newman
Record Number:CaltechAUTHORS:20181003-155854487
Persistent URL:
Usage Policy:No commercial reproduction, distribution, display or performance rights in this work are provided.
ID Code:90113
Deposited By: George Porter
Deposited On:09 Oct 2018 15:01
Last Modified:16 Nov 2021 00:40

Repository Staff Only: item control page