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Feferman (Solomon) Papers
SC0907  
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Description
The first series primarily document Feferman’s term as president of the Association for Symbolic Logic from 1980 to 1982. The material consists largely of correspondence, meeting agendas and minutes, and material from symposia and lectures. Accession 2018-045 largely consists of correspondence, publications and talks, Stanford University Mathematics Department material, and other professional material.
Background
Solomon Feferman was a Professor of Mathematics and Philosophy and the Patrick Suppes Family Professor of Humanities and Sciences at Stanford University, he became Emeritus in 2004. Born December 13, 1928 in New York, New York, Feferman earned a B.S. from the California Institute of Technology in 1948, and his Ph.D. at University of California, Berkeley in 1957. His interests included mathematical logic, philosophy of mathematics, and history modern logic. Feferman died in 2016.
Extent
28.75 Linear Feet
Restrictions
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Availability
This collection is open for research.