Alfred Tarski

Alfred Tarski

Fellow: Awarded 1941

Field of Study: Mathematics

Fellow: Awarded 1942

Field of Study: Mathematics

Fellow: Awarded 1955

Field of Study: Mathematics

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 01-14-1901

Died: 10-27-1983

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1941–42:

TARSKI, ALFRED:  Appointed for studies in the field of mathematical logic and the logical foundations of mathematics; tenure, twelve months from April 1, 1941.

Born January 14, 1902, in Poland.  Education:  University of Warsaw, Ph.D., 1923.

Docent and Adjoint Professor of Mathematics and Logic, University of Warsaw, and Professor of Mathematics in Zeromski’s Lycée in Warsaw, 1925–39; Research Associate in Mathematics, 1939–41, Harvard University; Visiting Professor of Philosophy, 1940, College of the City of New York.

Publications:  PojÄ™cie prawdy w jÄ™zykach nauk dedukcyjnych, 1933; Geometria, 1935 (with Z. Chwialkowski and W. Schayer); Einführung, in die mathematische Logik und die Methodologie der Mathematik, 1937; Introduction to Logic and the Methodology of deductive Sciences, 1941. Articles in PrzeglÄ…d Matematyczno-Fizyczny, Comptes REndus de la Société des Sciences de Varsovie, Annales de la Société Polonaise de Mathématique, Atti del Congresso Internacionale dei Matematici a Bologna, Commemoration Book of the First Polish Mathematical Congress, Ekonomista, Monatshefte für Mathematik und Physik, Parametr, Ruch Filozoficzny, Ergebnisse eines mathematischen Kolloquiums, Studia Philosophica, Erkenntnis, Actes du Congrès International de Philosophie Scientifique, Comptes Rendus du VIII Congrès de Philosophie International, Journal of Symbolic Logic.

AWARDS WON

National Academy of Sciences , 1965