Gary Hardegree was born and raised in Georgia. He attended Phillips Academy, Andover, MA, where he graduated in 1968, after which he attended Georgia Institute of Technology, where he received a BS in Physics in 1972, after which he attended Indiana University, where he received a PhD in History and Philosophy of Science in 1976. After completing an NSF Post-Doctoral Fellowship at Indiana University, in fall 1977 he joined the Department of Philosophy at UMass Amherst.
His research interests include philosophical logic, formal semantics, and philosophy of physics.
Algebraic Methods in Philosophical Logic (with Michael Dunn), Oxford University Press, 2001, 470 pp., ISBN# 0-19 853192-3.
Symbolic Logic, A First Course, Fourth Edition, McGraw-Hill, 2011, 420 pages, ISBN 0-07-803981-9.
‘Completeness and Supervaluations’, Journal of Philosophical Logic, 34 (2005), 81-95.