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Saul Kripke

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Birthday
13, 1940
Birthplace
Long Island, NY
DEATH DATE
Sep 15, 2022 (81)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
13, 1940
Birthplace
Long Island, NY
DEATH DATE
Sep 15, 2022 (81)

About

American philosopher known for contributions to modal logic and Philosophy of Language.

Before Fame

He mastered math and taught himself Hebrew while still in elementary school.

Trivia

He was a longtime professor at Princeton and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.

Family Life

He married Margaret Gilbert.

Associated With

He was a member of the prestigious Fulbright Program, which was founded by James Fulbright.