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Lewis, David K. (David Kellogg), 1941-2001

Summary Article: Lewis, David K(ellogg) from Biographical Dictionary of 20th Century Philosophers
American. b: 28 September 1941, Oberlin, Ohio. Cat: Analytical philosopher of language; logician. Ints: Philosophy of mathematics; philosophy of mind; ethics. Educ: St Catherine’s Society, Oxford, Swarthmore and Harvard. Infls: The analytical tradition, in particular Rudolf Carnap and F.P. Ramsey. Appts: 1966–70, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, UCLA; 1970–3, Associate Professor of Philosophy, 1973–, Professor of Philosophy, Princeton; 1983, elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences; 1992, elected Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy; visiting appointments and fellowships in Australia, the USA and Britain; editorial consultant to Philosophical Papers. Main publications: (1969) Convention: A Philosophical St...    Continue Reading

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