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Summary

Saul Kripke (born as Saul Aaron Kripke in Bay Shore, New York) is a famous Philosopher from USA, he is still alive and was born November 13, 1940.

Biography

Saul Aaron Kripke is an American philosopher and logic, especially concerned with semantics, truth theory and modal logic. Professor Emeritus at Princeton.

Kripke studied at several universities before he graduated from Harvard in 1962. A period was John Locke Lecturer at Oxford, AD White Professor-at-large at Cornell. He received a professorship in philosophy at Princeton in 1977, where he was until he became professor emeritus in 1997. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and the British Academy and has received several honorary degrees.

There are two books that have made ​​famous Kripke: Naming and Necessity (1980, 1982) and Wittgenstein Wed Rules and Private Language (1982, 1984).

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac scorpio, who is known for Transient, Self-Willed, Purposeful, Unyielding. Our collection contains 4 quotes who is written / told by Saul.

Related authors: Hilary Putnam, John Locke

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saul_Kripke

Famous quotes by Saul Kripke (4)


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"It really is a nice theory. The only defect I think it has is probably common to all philosophical theories. It's wrong"
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"For a sensation to be felt as pain is for it to be pain"
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"Any necessary truth, whether a priori or a posteriori, could not have turned out otherwise"
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"Proper names are rigid designators"


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