Jevons, William Stanley
(1835–1882)
British political economist and logician. Jevons was educated at London, and taught at Manchester and London. He wrote various works on logic, and in 1870 exhibited a ‘logical piano’ or primitive mechanical computer, at the Royal Society. He was not an original logician of note, but his work in the philosophy of science, and in particular upon the nature of the hypothetico-deductive method, still bears revisiting.

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  • William Stanley — puede hacer referencia a: William Ford Robinson Stanley (1829 1909), inventor británico. William Stanley Jevons (1835 1882), economista británico. William Stanley, Jr (1858 1916), físico e inventor británico. William Stanley Merwin, poeta… …   Wikipedia Español

  • William Stanley Jevons — noun English economist and logician who contributed to the development of the theory of marginal utility (1835 1882) • Syn: ↑Jevons • Instance Hypernyms: ↑economist, ↑economic expert, ↑logician, ↑logistician …   Useful english dictionary

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