Raymond Merrill Smullyan
May 25, 1919
|Died||February 6, 2017 (aged 97)|
Hudson, New York, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of Chicago|
|Thesis||Theory of Formal Systems (1959)|
|Doctoral advisor||Alonzo Church|
Smullyan was born in Far Rockaway, New York. His first career was stage magic. He then earned a BSc from the University of Chicago in 1955 and his Ph.D. from Princeton University in 1959. He was one of many logicians to have studied under Alonzo Church.
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- J J O'Connor and E F Robertson (April 2002). "Smullyan biography". School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences, University of St Andrews. Archived from the original on 17 October 2018. Retrieved 5 October 2010.
- Osborne, Hannah (2017-02-10). "Mathematician and puzzle-maker Raymond Smullyan dead at 97". International Business Times UK. Retrieved 2017-02-10.