Willard Van Orman Quine

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Willard Van Orman Quine
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Willard Van Orman Quine
Born 25 Juin 1908(1908-06-25)
Akron, Ohio
Died 25 December 2000(2000-12-25) (aged 92)
Boston, Massachusetts
Alma mater Oberlin College (B.A., 1930)
Harvard University (Ph.D., 1932)
Hauf-marrae(s) Naomi Clayton[1]
Marjorie Boynton[1]
Awairds Rolf Schock Prizes in Logic an Filosofie (1993)
Kyoto Prize (1996)
Era 20t-century filosofie
Region Wastren Filosofie
Schuil Analytic
Institutions Harvard 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
Thesis The Logic of Sequences: A Generalization of Principia Mathematica (Scots: The Logic o Sequences: A Generalisation o Principia Mathematica) (1932)
Doctoral advisor Alfred North Whitehead
Doctoral students Donald Davidson, Hubert Dreyfus, David Lewis, Daniel Dennett, Gilbert Harman, Dagfinn Føllesdal, Hao Wang

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 filosofers o the twentiet century."[2]

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