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Suppes, Patrick, 1922-2014

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Personal name headingSuppes, Patrick, 1922-2014
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Variant(s)Suppes, Patrick Colonel, 1922-
Suppes, P. (Patrick), 1922-2014
Birth date19220317
Death date20141117
Place of birthTulsa (Okla.)
Place of deathStanford (Calif.)
Field of activityPhilosophy Science--Philosophy Statistics Psychology Education
AffiliationStanford University. Institute for Mathematical Studies in the Social Sciences
Stanford University
Profession or occupationPhilosophers College teachers
Found inHis The problem of action at a distance, 1950 i.e. 1951
His Logique du probable, c1981: t.p. (Patrick Suppes; Univ. de Stanford) flap (occupies Lucie Stern Chair in Philosophy; member, U.S. Nat. Acad. of Sciences; fellow, Am. Acad. of Arts and Sciences; logician, mathematician, philosopher)
Primer curso de lógica matemática, 2002: t.p. (Patrick Suppes) cover (P. Suppes)
Stanford daily WWW site, viewed Nov. 19, 2014 (in obituary dated Nov. 18: Patrick Suppes; b. Mar. 17, 1922, Tulsa, Okla.; d. Nov. 17, aged 92; Lucie Stern Professor of Philosophy Emeritus; also professor emeritus in the Department of Statistics, Department of Psychology, and School of Education; came to Stanford in the fall of 1950; began research into the philosophy of science; in particular, studied the foundations of physics, special relativity, quantum mechanics, and the theory of measurement; also studied formal philosophy, social sciences, psychology, and education technology; co-founded the Institute for Mathematical Studies in the Social Sciences in 1959)
Associated languageeng