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Nov 24 2014 | Posted In: In Memoriam, Faculty
Stanford’s Patrick Suppes, pioneering philosopher, scientist, and Silicon Valley entrepreneur, dead at 92 “It is my conviction that an important function of contemporary philosophy is to understand and to formulate as a coherent world view the highly schematic character of modern science and...
Nov 10 2014 | Posted In: Books & Publications, Alumni
 PhD Alum Susan Levin, Professor of Philosophy at Smith College, writes to us about her new book:
Nov 5 2014 | Posted In: Awards, Faculty
Helen Longino was awarded the degree Doctor honoris causa at the 134th Founding Day Anniversary of the Free University of Amsterdam on October 20, 2014.
Oct 23 2014 | Posted In: In Memoriam
With great sadness, the Philosophy Department notes the passing of our longtime colleague, David Shepherd Nivison, the Walter Y. Evans-Wentz Professor (emeritus), who died in his Los Altos home on October 16, 2014. He was 91 years old.
Oct 7 2014 | Posted In: Awards, In the Press
Prof. Johan van Benthem was named Knight in the Order of the Netherlands Lion upon his retirement as University Professor of Pure and Applied Logic at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) on Friday, 26 September. Van Benthem received the royal honour in recognition of his myriad research...


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