David Lewis

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Birthday
28, 1941
Birthplace
Oberlin, OH
Death Date
Oct 14, 2001 (60)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
28, 1941
Birthplace
Oberlin, OH
Death Date
Oct 14, 2001 (60)

About

Controversial philosopher who made breakthroughs in the philosophy of language, mind, metaphysics, and logic.

Before Fame

He earned his Ph.D. from Harvard in 1967, where he was taught by W.V.O. Quine and took a seminar with J.J.C. Smart.

Trivia

He taught briefly at UCLA and regularly at Princeton.

Family Life

He received a kidney transplant from his wife after suffering from diabetes for an extended period of time and eventually died from the disease.

Associated With

He was influenced by Henry David Thoreau.