List of famous male logicians, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male logicians list contains the most prominent and top males known for being logicians. There are thousand of males working as logicians in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic logicians have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a logician then the people below should give you inspiration.
People on this list include Saul Kripke and Bertrand Russell.While this isn't a list of all male logicians, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male logicians?" and "Who are the best male logicians?"
Alan Mathison Turing, OBE, FRS was a British pioneering computer scientist, mathematician, logician, cryptanalyst, philosopher, mathematical biologist, and marathon and ultra distance runner. He was highly influential in the development of computer science, providing a formalisation of the concepts of "algorithm" and "computation" with the Turing machine, which can be considered a model of a general purpose computer. Turing is widely considered to be the father of theoretical computer science and artificial intelligence. Turing worked for the Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park, Britain's codebreaking centre. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 42 (1912-1954)
Birthplace: Maida Vale, London, United Kingdomsee more on Alan Turing
Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, OM, FRS was a British philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian, writer, social critic and political activist. At various points in his life he considered himself a liberal, a socialist, and a pacifist, but he also admitted that he had never been any of these in any profound sense. He was born in Monmouthshire, into one of the most prominent aristocratic families in Britain. In the early 20th century, Russell led the British "revolt against idealism". He is considered one of the founders of analytic philosophy along with his predecessor Gottlob Frege, colleague G. E. Moore, and his protégé Ludwig Wittgenstein. He is widely held to be ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 98 (1872-1970)
Birthplace: Trellech, United Kingdomsee more on Bertrand Russell
Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, better known by his pen name, Lewis Carroll, was an English writer, mathematician, logician, Anglican deacon and photographer. His most famous writings are Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, its sequel Through the Looking-Glass, which includes the poem Jabberwocky, and the poem The Hunting of the Snark, all examples of the genre of literary nonsense. He is noted for his facility at word play, logic, and fantasy. There are societies in many parts of the world dedicated to the enjoyment and promotion of his works and the investigation of his life. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 66 (1832-1898)
Birthplace: Daresbury, Widnes, United Kingdomsee more on Lewis Carroll
Kurt Friedrich Gödel was an Austrian, and later American, logician, mathematician, and philosopher. Considered with Aristotle and Gottlob Frege to be one of the most significant logicians in history, Gödel made an immense impact upon scientific and philosophical thinking in the 20th century, a time when others such as Bertrand Russell, A. N. Whitehead, and David Hilbert were pioneering the use of logic and set theory to understand the foundations of mathematics. Gödel published his two incompleteness theorems in 1931 when he was 25 years old, one year after finishing his doctorate at the University of Vienna. The first incompleteness theorem states that for any self-consistent recursive ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 72 (1906-1978)
Birthplace: Brno, Jihovýchod, Czech Republicsee more on Kurt Gödel