Putnam, Hilary

Putnam, Hilary

(1926–  ) philosopher, logician; born in Chicago. He earned a doctorate from the University of California: Los Angeles (1951), and after teaching at Rockefeller University (1951–52), Northwestern (1952–53), Princeton (1953–61), and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1961–65), he became a professor at Harvard (1965). A prominent analytic philosopher, he dealt with both technical problems and broader questions; his works include Mind, Language, and Reality (1965).
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Putnam, Hilary, 1981, "Brains in a Vat", Reason, Truth and History, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp.
Putnam, Hilary. The Collapse of the Fact/Value Dichotomy and Other Essays.
Putnam, Hilary 1970: "Is Semantics Possible?", in Putnam 1975a, pp.
Putnam, Hilary y Jurgen Habermas, Normas y valores, introd., trad.
Putnam, Hilary 1975: "The Meaning of `Meaning'", in his Mind, Language, and Reality: Philosophical Papers, Vol.
PUTNAM, Hilary. The Threefold Cord: Mind, Body, and World.