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Willard Van Orman Quine

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Willard Van Orman Quine
Born25 Juin 1908(1908-06-25)
Akron, Ohio
Dee'd25 December 2000(2000-12-25) (aged 92)
Boston, Massachusetts
Alma materOberlin College (B.A., 1930)
Harvard University (Ph.D., 1932)
Hauf-marrae(s)Naomi Clayton[1]
Marjorie Boynton[1]
AwairdsRolf Schock Prizes in Logic an Filosofie (1993)
Kyoto Prize (1996)
Era20t-century filosofie
RegionWastren Filosofie
SchuilAnalytic
InstitutionsHarvard Varsity
Main interests
Logic, ontology, epistemology, filosofie o leid, filosofie o mathematics, filosofie o science, set theory
Notable ideas
New Foondations, indeterminacy o translation, naituralised epistemology, ontological relativity, Quine's paradox, Duhem–Quine thesis, Quine–Putnam indispensability thesis, radical translation, inscrutability o reference, confirmation holism, Quine–McCluskey algorithm, Plato's beard
Willard Van Orman Quine
Scientific career
ThesisThe Logic of Sequences: A Generalization of Principia Mathematica (Scots: The Logic o Sequences: A Generalisation o Principia Mathematica) (1932)
Doctoral advisorAlfred North Whitehead
Doctoral studentsDonald Davidson, Hubert Dreyfus, David Lewis, Daniel Dennett, Gilbert Harman, Dagfinn Føllesdal, Hao Wang
Willard Van Orman Quine (1980)

Willard Van Orman Quine (Juin 25, 1908 – December 25, 2000) (kent tae intimates as "Van")[1] wis an American filosofer an logician in the analytic tradeetion, recognised as "ane o the maist influential philosophers o the twentiet century."[2]

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  1. a b c O'Connor, John J.; Robertson, Edmund F. (October 2003), "Willard Van Orman Quine", MacTutor History of Mathematics archive, University of St AndrewsCS1 maint: ref=harv (link).
  2. "W. V. Quine, Philosopher Who Analyzed Language and Reality, Dies at 92"