Hilary Putnam

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Hilary Putnam (2006)

Hilary Putnam (31 Julie 1926-13 Mairch 2016) wis a American philosopher, mathematicker an computer scientist that wis at the heid o the analytic philosophy fae the 1960s on. In the philosophy o mathematics, he is maist kent fur the Quine–Putnam indispensability thesis, whaur he an W. V. Quine threaps that mathematical entities is real. In mathematics itsel, he is maist kent fur the Davis–Putnam algorithm, that he proponed wi Martin Davis, an fur reddin up Hilbert's tent quirk.