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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...
Jul 14 2014 | Stanford Report | Posted In: In the Press, Faculty
By analyzing how people cooperate and make plans, philosophy Professor Michael Bratman creates a framework for understanding human sociality that has implications in fields ranging from psychology to artificial intelligence. BY MARGUERITE RIGOGLIOSO The Humanities at Stanford
Jun 18 2014 | Posted In: Addresses
Professor Michael Bratman gives the 8th Routledge Lecture in Philosophy at Cambridge University.
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Jun 12 2014 | Obituary for Grigori Mints in the Stanford Report, June 12, 2014: | Posted In: In Memoriam, In the Press
Obituary for Grigori Mints which originally appeared in the Stanford Report, June 12, 2014.   Stanford philosophy Professor Grigori Mints, a world-renowned logician, has died at 74 Mints' pioneering research created new connections between proof theory and computation – leaving an indelible mark...


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