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Piergiorgio Odifreddi

Italian mathematician and logician

1950   -  

movement: atheism
country of citizenship: Italy
language of expression: Italian
educated at: University of Turin, University of California, Los Angeles, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
occupation: mathematician, philosopher
award received: Commander of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic

Piergiorgio Odifreddi (born 13 July 1950, in Cuneo) is an Italian mathematician, logician and aficionado of the history of science, who is also extremely active as a popular science writer and essayist, especially in a perspective of philosophical atheism as a member of the Italian Union of Rationalist Atheists and Agnostics. He is philosophically and politically near to Bertrand Russell and Noam Chomsky.
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