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Saul Kripke dead at age 81, an American philosopher and logician, and obituary,

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Saul Kripke dead at age 81, an American philosopher and logician, and obituary, In high school in Omaha, Nebraska, Kripke began his significant work on modal logic semantics (the logic of modal notions like necessity and possibility). A Completeness Theorem for Modal Logic, the seminal work of this time, was published in the Journal of Symbolic Logic in 1959, Kripke’s senior year at Harvard. Follow For More Updates at Rapiddnews.com

Saul Kripke dead at age 81, an American philosopher and logician, and obituary,
Saul Kripke dead at age 81, an American philosopher and logician, and obituary,

Saul Kripke In 1962, he graduated from Harvard University with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics, his sole non-honors degree. First as a member of the Harvard Fellows Association and then as a professor, he remained at Harvard until 1968.

Saul Kripke dead at age 81

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During these years, he published a series of works that expanded upon his initial discoveries in modal logic. In addition, he has published significant works on intuitionistic logic (the logic underlying L.E.J. Brouwer’s mathematical intuitionism), set theory, and transfinite recursion theory (see recursive functions). Kripke taught logic and philosophy at Rockefeller University from 1968 to 1976. From 1976 to 1998, he served as the McCaush Professor of Philosophy at Princeton.

In 1973, he delivered the distinguished John Locke Lecture at Oxford University (released in 2013 as Reference and Being: The John Locke Lecture), and the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded him the Rolf Shock Prize for Logic and Philosophy in 2001. He was appointed a Distinguished Professor at the Graduate Center of City University of New York in 2003. (CUNY).

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