Mathematician:Hilary Whitehall Putnam

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Mathematician

American mathematician and philosopher, who has written significantly on various subjects, such as the philosophy of logic and language acquisition.


Nationality

American


History

  • Born: 31 July 1926 in Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • Died: 13 March 2016 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA


Theorems and Definitions


Publications

  • 1957: The Definition of Universal Turing Machine (with Martin Davis)
  • 1960: Exact separation of recursively enumerable sets within theories (with Raymond M. Smullyan)
  • 1961: The Decision Problem for Exponential Diophantine Equations (with Martin Davis and Julia Robinson)
  • 1967: The "Innateness Hypothesis" and Explanatory Models in Linguistics
  • 1971: Philosophy of Logic
  • 1975: Mathematics, Matter and Method. Philosophical Papers, vol. 1
  • 1975: Mind, Language and Reality. Philosophical Papers, vol. 2
  • 1978: Meaning and the Moral Sciences
  • 1981: Reason, Truth, and History
  • 1983: Realism and Reason. Philosophical Papers, vol. 3.
  • 1987: The Many Faces of Realism
  • 1988: Representation and Reality
  • 1992: Renewing Philosophy
  • 1995: Pragmatism: An Open Question
  • 1999: The Threefold Cord: Mind, Body, and World
  • 2001: Enlightenment and Pragmatism
  • 2002: The Collapse of the Fact/Value Dichotomy and Other Essays
  • 2002: Ethics Without Ontology