Adolf Grünbaum

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Adolf Grünbaum (/ˈɡrnbɔːm/; May 15, 1923 – November 15, 2018) was a German-American philosopher and a critic of psychoanalysis. He was the first Andrew Mellon Professor of Philosophy at the University of Pittsburgh from 1960 until his death. He was born in Cologne.

He also was Co-Chairman of its Center for Philosophy of Science from 1978 until his death, Research Professor of Psychiatry since 1979, and Primary Research Professor in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science since 2006.[1]

His works include Philosophical Problems of Space and Time (1963), The Foundations of Psychoanalysis (1984), and Validation in the Clinical Theory of Psychoanalysis (1993).

Grünbaum was Jewish.[2] He died in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on November 15, 2018 at the age of 95.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Pitt Philosophy Professor Adolf Grünbaum Is Honored by German Ministry of Foreign Affairs". Pitt Chronicle. University of Pittsburgh. September 23, 2013. Retrieved September 25, 2013.
  2. "Paving the Way". Archived from the original on 2016-10-04. Retrieved 2018-11-19.
  3. "It is with sadness we report that our colleague, Adolf Grünbaum, died on November 15, 2018. - History and Philosophy of Science - University of Pittsburgh".