Frank Plumpton Ramsey
Frank P. Ramsey
|Died||19 January 1930 (aged 26)|
|Education||Trinity College, Cambridge (B.A., 1923)|
|Institutions||King's College, Cambridge|
Frank Plumpton Ramsey (//; 22 February 1903 – 19 January 1930) was a British philosopher, mathematician, and economist. He made major contributions to all three fields before his death at the age of 26. He was a close friend of Ludwig Wittgenstein. He translated Wittgenstein's Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus into English. He also had great effect in getting Wittgenstein to come back to philosophy and Cambridge.
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- Cheryl Misak, Cambridge Pragmatism: From Peirce and James to Ramsey and Wittgenstein, Oxford University Press, 2016, p. 3.