Carl Gustav Hempel

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Birthday
8, 1905
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Nov 9, 1997 (92)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
8, 1905
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Nov 9, 1997 (92)

About

German philosopher best remembered for his work on the theory of Logical Empiricism.

Before Fame

He studied mathematics and philosophy at the University of Göttingen.

Trivia

He was asked to teach at a host of top universities, including Princeton and Yale.

Family Life

He fled anti-Semitic Germany with his wife who was half-Jewish.

Associated With

He and scientist Harold Burr both taught courses at Yale University.