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Noam Chomsky Says GOP Is 'Literally A Serious Danger To Human Survival’
The MIT professor and noted author said "strategic voting" can keep Republican candidates away from the levers of power. Noam Chomsky, the noted radical and MIT professor emeritus, said the Republican...
Noam Chomsky: The GOP Is A Radical Insurgency; It’s Not A Political Party
The renowned linguist says Trump isn't an anomaly in today's extremist Republican Party. MIT Professor Noam Chomsky recently gave his assessment of the Republican race for the White House with former ...
MIT claims to have found a “language universal” that ties all languages together
A language universal would bring evidence to Chomsky's controversial theories. Language takes an astonishing variety of forms across the world—to such a huge extent that a long-standing debate rages a...
Hao Wang (academic)
Hao Wang (Chinese: 王浩; pinyin: Wáng Hào; 20 May 1921 – 13 May 1995) was a Chinese American logician, philosopher and mathematician.Born in Jinan, Shandong, in the Republic of China (today...
David Blitz
David Blitz has been a faculty member at Central Connecticut State University since 1989. His areas of teaching and research are the history and philosophy of science, with special interest in theorie...
Isaac Malitz
Isaac Richard Jay Malitz (born 1947, Cleveland, Ohio) is a logician who introduced the subject of positive set theory in his 1976 Ph.D. Thesis at UCLA.
Bas van Fraassen
Bastiaan Cornelis van Fraassen (born 5 April 1941) is a Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at San Francisco State University and the McCosh Professor of Philosophy Emeritus at Princeton University,...
Hilbert's tenth problem
Hilbert's tenth problem is the tenth on the list of Hilbert's problems of 1900. Its statement is as follows:It took many years for the problem to be solved with a negative answer. Today, it is known t...
David Lewis (philosopher)
David Kellogg Lewis (September 28, 1941 – October 14, 2001) was an American philosopher. Lewis taught briefly at UCLA and then at Princeton from 1970 until his death. He is also closely associat...
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James Earl Baumgartner
James Earl Baumgartner (March 23, 1943 – December 28, 2011) was an American mathematician who worked in set theory, mathematical logic and foundations, and topology.Baumgartner was born in Wichita, Ka...
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Leo Harrington
Leo Anthony Harrington (born 1946) is a professor of mathematics at the University of California, Berkeley who works in recursion theory, model theory, and set theory.
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Haim Gaifman
Gaifman's first result (obtained when he was a mathematics student) was the equivalence of context-free grammars and categorial grammars. He was Rudolf Carnap’s research assistant, working on the fou...
Ruth Barcan Marcus
Ruth Barcan Marcus (August 2, 1921 – February 19, 2012) was an American philosopher and logician who developed the Barcan formula. She was a pioneering figure in the quantification of modal logi...
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Emil Leon Post
Emil Leon Post (February 11, 1897 – April 21, 1954) was an American mathematician and logician. He is best known for his work in the field that eventually became known as computability theory.
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William Craig (philosopher)
William Craig (born November 13, 1918) is Emeritus professor of Philosophy at University of California, Berkeley, in Berkeley, California. His interests include mathematical logic, and philosophy o...
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Alexander S. Kechris
Alexander (Alekos) Sotirios Kechris (Greek: Αλέξανδρος Σωτήριος Κεχρής; born 1946, Greece) is a descriptive set theorist and ergodic theorist at Caltech. He has made major contributions to the th...
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Hartley Rogers, Jr.
Hartley Rogers, Jr. is a mathematician who has worked in recursion theory, and who is currently a professor in the Mathematics Department of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The Rogers equi...
Gödel's incompleteness theorems
Gödel's incompleteness theorems are two theorems of mathematical logic that establish inherent limitations of all but the most trivial axiomatic systems capable of doing arithmetic. The theorems, pro...
Noam Chomsky
Avram Noam Chomsky (/ˈnoʊm ˈtʃɒmski/; born December 7, 1928) is an American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, logician, political commentator, social justice activist, and anarcho-syndicalis...
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Paul Benacerraf
Paul Joseph Salomon Benacerraf (born 1931) is an American philosopher working in the field of the philosophy of mathematics who has been teaching at Princeton University since he joined the faculty in...
Rohit Jivanlal Parikh
Rohit Jivanlal Parikh (born November 20, 1936) is a mathematician, logician, and philosopher who has worked in many areas in traditional logic, including recursion theory and proof theory. His catho...
Yiannis N. Moschovakis
Yiannis Nicholas Moschovakis (Greek: Γιάννης Μοσχοβάκης; born January 18, 1938) is a set theorist, descriptive set theorist, and recursion (computability) theorist, at UCLA. For many years he has ...
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Plato's beard
Plato's beard refers to a paradoxical argument dubbed by Willard Van Orman Quine in his 1948 paper On What There Is in which he stated that:The argument has been favored by prominent philosophers incl...
Bob Meyer (logician)
Robert Kenneth "Bob" Meyer (27 May 1932 - 6 May 2009) was a logician and Professor Emeritus at the Australian National University. First trained to be a minister at the Union Congregational Church by ...
Gila Sher
Gila Sher is a professor of philosophy at the University of California, San Diego. She has worked extensively in the theory of truth and philosophy of logic. Sher is a leading advocate of foundational...
Nuel Belnap
Nuel D. Belnap, Jr. (born 1930) is an American logician and philosopher who has made many important contributions to the philosophy of logic, temporal logic, and structural proof theory. He has taugh...
Gerald Sacks
Gerald Enoch Sacks (born 1933, Brooklyn) is a logician who holds a joint appointment at Harvard University as a Professor of Mathematical Logic and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as a Profe...
Peter B. Andrews
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Benson Mates
Benson Mates (May 19, 1919, Portland, Oregon – May 14, 2009, Berkeley, California) was an American philosopher, noted for his work in logic, the history of philosophy, and skepticism. Mates studied p...