Alexander Macfarlane

Prof Alexander Macfarlane FRSE LLD (21 Apryle 1851 – 28 August 1913) wis a Scots logician, physicist, an mathematician.

Alexander Macfarlane
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Alexander Macfarlane (1851 – 1913)
Born21 April 1851 (1851-04-21)
Blairgowrie, Scotland
Died28 August 1913 (1913-08-29) (aged 62)
Chatham, Ontario, Canadae
ResidenceChatham, Ontario
NaitionalityScots
Alma materVarsity o Edinburgh
Kent forScienteefic biographies
Algebra o Physics
Scientific career
FieldsLogic
Physics
Mathematics
InstitutionsVarsity o Texas
Lehigh Varsity
Doctoral advisorPeter Guthrie Tait
InfluencesWilliam Rowan Hamilton
William Kingdon Clifford
Arthur Cayley
InfluencedG. W. Pierce
Quaternion Society