# Mathematician:Philo of Megara

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## Mathematician

Greek philosopher who worked on establishing the Rule of Material Implication, differentiating it from formal implication.

A pupil of Diodorus Cronus, who favoured the interpretation of formal implication.

## Nationality

Greek

## History

- Flourished: c. 300 BCE

## Theorems and Definitions

## Sources

- 1946: Alfred Tarski:
*Introduction to Logic and to the Methodology of Deductive Sciences*(2nd ed.) ... (previous) ... (next): $\S \text{II}.8$: Implication or Conditional Sentence (footnote) - 1991: David Wells:
*Curious and Interesting Geometry*... (previous) ... (next): A Chronological List Of Mathematicians