And what I learned in Church's course. He trained us intensively in his new system, which he was just developing. Two papers were presented. I think the second paper wasn't published until well after the course was finished. Stephen Cole Kleene American Mathematician More Stephen Cole Kleene Quotes 0

As I say, there was this movement to try to bring philosophers and mathematicians together into an organization where they would talk to each other. An organization wasn't effective unless you had a journal. That's about all I know. Stephen Cole Kleene American Mathematician More Stephen Cole Kleene Quotes 0

For example, the philosophers who were interested in logic were probably rather logical for mathematicians. But the ASL got us together, so we could talk to each other and publish in the same journal. Stephen Cole Kleene American Mathematician More Stephen Cole Kleene Quotes 0

I had a liberal arts education at Amherst College where I had two majors, mathematics and philosophy. Stephen Cole Kleene American Mathematician More Stephen Cole Kleene Quotes 0

I read one or two other books which gave me a background in mathematics other than logic. Stephen Cole Kleene American Mathematician More Stephen Cole Kleene Quotes 0

I think that after Church got his Ph.D. he studied in Europe, maybe in the Netherlands, for a year or two. Stephen Cole Kleene American Mathematician More Stephen Cole Kleene Quotes 0

I went to Princeton from Amherst, where I split my interests between mathematics and philosophy. Stephen Cole Kleene American Mathematician More Stephen Cole Kleene Quotes 0

When I got to Princeton I made a point of attending the Philosophy Club and listening to the lectures, but I didn't get involved in any discussions in those clubs. I guess after the first year, I dropped that. Stephen Cole Kleene American Mathematician More Stephen Cole Kleene Quotes 0