Suppes, Patrick

Suppes, Patrick

(1912–  ) philosopher, educator; born in Tulsa, Okla. After serving in the U.S. Air Force (1942–46) and earning a doctorate in philosophy from Columbia University (1950), he joined the Stanford University faculty in 1948; in 1959 he became director of Stanford's Institute for Mathematical Studies in the Social Sciences. As president of the American Educational Research Association (1973–74), he was a pioneer in computer-assisted instruction and contributed to logic and probability theory.
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Suppes, Patrick (1962), 'Models of data', in Ernest Nagel, Patrick Suppes, and Alfred Tarski (eds.), Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science: Proceedings of the 1960International Congress, Stanford: Stanford University Press, pp.
Suppes, Patrick (1985), 'Explaining the unpredictable', Erkenntnis, 22, 187-195.
Suppes, Patrick, 1987, "Propensity Representations of Probability", Erkenntnis, 26, pp.
SUPPES, PATRICK [1966]: 'A Bayesian Approach to the Paradoxes of Confirmation' in Jaako Hintikka and Patrick Suppes (eds.): Aspects of Inductive Logic, North-Holland, pp.