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Abraham Robinson
Born (1918-10-06)October 6, 1918
Waldenburg, German Empire
Died April 11, 1974(1974-04-11) (aged 55)
New Haven, Connecticut
Fields Mathematics
Institutions University of California, Los Angeles, Yale University, University of Toronto
Alma mater Hebrew University, University of London
Doctoral advisor Paul Dienes
Doctoral students Azriel Lévy
A. H. Lightstone
Peter Winkler
Carol S. Wood
Known for Non-standard analysis
Influences Gottfried Leibniz, Abraham Fraenkel

As far as I know, only a small minority of mathematicians, even of those with Platonist views, accept the idea that there may be mathematical facts which are true but unknowable.
Abraham Robinson
We conclude that, simultaneously with the organization of the colleges, there should be at Santa Cruz an organization by disciplines, whose units would have a voice in appointments and promotions, in course of programs, and in the allocation of funds for research.
Abraham Robinson
The Committee supports the idea that there should be, within the University of California, a campus which puts particular emphasis on the education of undergraduates within the framework of a College system.
Abraham Robinson