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Patrick Suppes

  • Radu J. Bogdan

Part of the Profiles book series (PROF, volume 1)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Part One

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-2
    2. Patrick Suppes
      Pages 3-56
  3. Part Two

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 57-57
    2. Carlos-Ulises Moulines, Joseph D. Sneed
      Pages 59-91
    3. Roger D. Rosenkrantz
      Pages 111-129
    4. Richard E. Grandy
      Pages 131-147
    5. William H. Batchelder, Kenneth Wexler
      Pages 149-186
    6. Dean T. Jamison
      Pages 187-206
    7. Patrick Suppes
      Pages 207-232
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 233-265

About this book

Introduction

The aim of this series is to inform both professional philosophers and a larger readership (of social and natural scientists, methodologists, mathematicians, students, teachers, publishers, etc. ) about what is going on, who's who, and who does what in contemporary philosophy and logic. PROFILES is designed to present the research activity and the results of already outstanding personalities and schools and of newly emerging ones in the various fields of philosophy and logic. There are many Festschrift volumes dedicated to various philosophers. There is the celebrated Library of Living Philosophers edited by P. A. Schilpp whose format influenced the present enterprise. Still they can only cover very little of the contemporary philosophical scene. Faced with a tremen­ dous expansion of philosophical information and with an almost frighten­ ing division of labor and increasing specialization we need systematic and regular ways of keeping track of what happens in the profession. PRO­ FILES is intended to perform such a function. Each volume is devoted to one or several philosophers whose views and results are presented and discussed. The profiled philosopher(s) will summarize and review his (their) own work in the main fields of signifi­ cant contribution. This work will be discussed and evaluated by invited contributors. Relevant historical and/or biographical data, an up-to-date bibliography with short abstracts of the most important works and, whenever possible, references to significant reviews and discussions will also be included.

Keywords

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Editors and affiliations

  • Radu J. Bogdan
    • 1
  1. 1.Stanford UniversityUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-009-9397-6
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1979
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-90-277-0951-6
  • Online ISBN 978-94-009-9397-6
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