Max Black

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Birthday
24, 1909
Birthplace
Azerbaijan
Death Date
Aug 27, 1988 (79)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
24, 1909
Birthplace
Azerbaijan
Death Date
Aug 27, 1988 (79)

About

An influential 20th-century analytic philosopher who contributed much to the philosophies of language, mathematics, science, and art.

Before Fame

He attended Queens' College at the University of Cambridge. He was granted a fellowship upon graduating in 1930 that enabled him to spend a year studying at Göttingen.

Trivia

He wrote a book that explored the Principia Mathematica, titled The Nature of Mathematics, in 1933.

Family Life

He was born in the Russian Empire, but his family relocated to London in 1912. His brother was Sir Misha Black.

Associated With

He studied at the University of Cambridge while Ludwig Wittgenstein was teaching there.