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Published February 15, 2018 | public
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Robinson, Abraham (1918–1974)


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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© Macmillan Publishers Ltd. 2018. First Online: 15 February 2018. 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.

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