Ernest Nagel

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Birthday
16, 1901
Birthplace
Austria
Death Date
Sep 20, 1985 (83)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
16, 1901
Birthplace
Austria
Death Date
Sep 20, 1985 (83)

About

American philosopher of science. He was one of the pioneers of the logical positivist movement.

Before Fame

He earned his Ph.D. at Columbia University in 1931, where his dissertation focused on the concept of measurement.

Trivia

He was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 1977.

Family Life

He was the son of Frida Weiss and the father of Alexander and Sidney Nagel.

Associated With

He was a philosopher during the same era as Alan Watts.