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When a scientist is ahead of his times, it is often through misunderstanding of current, rather than intuition of future truth. In science there is never any error so gross that it won't one day, from some perspective, appear prophetic.

#### Augustus De Morgan

**Born:**June 27, 1806

**Died:**March 18, 1871

**(aged 64)**

**Bio:**Augustus De Morgan was a British mathematician and logician. He formulated De Morgan's laws and introduced the term mathematical induction, making its idea rigorous.

**Known for:**

- A Budget of Paradoxes
- An Essay on Probabilities (1838)
- Trigonometry and Double Algebra (1849)
- On the study and difficulties of mathematics (1830)

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