Hilary Putnam

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Birthday
31, 1926
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Mar 13, 2016 (89)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
31, 1926
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Mar 13, 2016 (89)

About

American philosopher and mathematician who became an important figure in analytic philosophy beginning in the 1960s. He was a specialist in the fields of the philosophy of the mind, language, and mathematics.

Before Fame

He studied at Harvard University and UCLA before briefly working as a teacher at Northwestern, Princeton, and MIT.

Trivia

He was a Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy.

Family Life

His father, Samuel, was a scholar of Romance languages who wrote for the publication Daily Worker from 1936 to 1946.

Associated With

He was a philosopher like William Thompson.