Petr Vopěnka

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Petr Vopěnka
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Petr Vopěnka in 2009
Born(1935-05-16)16 May 1935
Died20 March 2015(2015-03-20) (aged 79)
NationalityCzech
Alma materMathematics and Physics Faculty, Charles University in Prague
Scientific career
Doctoral studentsBohuslav Balcar
Lev Bukovský
Jaroslav Chudáček
Karel Čuda
Petr Hájek
Karel Hrbáček
Thomas Jech
Magdaléna Krátká
Josef Mlček
Antonín Sochor
Alena Vencovská
Peter Vojtáš
Blanka Vojtášková
Pavol Zlatoš

Petr Vopěnka (16 May 1935 – 20 March 2015) was a Czech mathematician. In the early 1970s, he established the alternative set theory. Since the mid-eighties he concerned himself with philosophical questions of mathematics.

Works by Petr Vopěnka[change | change source]

  • Petr Vopěnka (2004). [Horizonty nekonečna] error: {{lang}}: text has italic markup (help). Prague: Moraviapress. ISBN 80-86181-66-9.
  • Petr Vopěnka (1999). [Úhelný kámen evropské vzdělanosti a moci] error: {{lang}}: text has italic markup (help). Prague: Práh. ISBN 80-7252-022-9.
  • Petr Vopěnka (1989). [Introduction to mathematics in the alternative set theory] error: {{lang}}: text has italic markup (help). Bratislava: Alfa. ISBN 80-05-00438-9.
  • Petr Vopěnka (1979). [Mathematics in the Alternative Set Theory] error: {{lang}}: text has italic markup (help). Leipzig: Teubner. ASIN B0006E3AXY.
  • Petr Vopěnka, Petr Hájek (1972). [The Theory of Semisets] error: {{lang}}: text has italic markup (help). Amsterdam, Prague: North-Holland. ISBN 0-7204-2267-1.

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