Dick de Jongh

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Dick Herman Jacobus de Jongh (born 19 October 1939, Enschede)[1] is a Dutch logician and mathematician and a retired professor at the University of Amsterdam. He received his PhD degree in 1968 from the University of Wisconsin–Madison under supervision of Stephen Kleene with a dissertation entitled Investigations on the Intuitionistic Propositional Calculus.[2] De Jongh is mostly known for his work on proof theory, provability logic and intuitionistic logic. De Jongh is a member of the group collectively publishing under the pseudonym L. T. F. Gamut.[3] In 2004, on the occasion of his retirement, the Institute for Logic, Language and Computation at the University of Amsterdam published a festschrift in his honor.[4]


  1. ^ Prof. dr. D.H.J. de Jongh, 1939 - at the University of Amsterdam Album Academicum website
  2. ^ Dick H. J. de Jongh at the Mathematics Genealogy Project.
  3. ^ Preface to Logic, Language and Meaning, by L. T. F. Gamut, University of Chicago Press, 1991.
  4. ^ Vriendenboek ofwel Liber Amicorum ter gelegenheid van het afscheid van Dick de Jongh, Institute for Logic, Language and Computation, University of Amsterdam, 2004 .

External links[edit]

  • Web page at the University of Amsterdam