Jaakko Hintikka

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Hintikka in 2006.

Kaarlo Jaakko Juhani Hintikka (January 12, 1929 – August 12, 2015) was a Finnish philosopher and logician, one of the most significant of the 20th century. He was born in Helsingin maalaiskunta (now Vantaa).

After teaching for a number of years at Florida State University, Stanford, University of Helsinki, and the Academy of Finland, he ended his career as a Professor of Philosophy at Boston University. He wrote 30 books and over 300 scholarly articles.[1] Hintikka worked in mathematical logic, philosophical logic, the philosophy of mathematics, epistemology, language theory, and the philosophy of science.

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  1. Auxier, Randall E.; Hahn, Lewis Edwin (2006). The Philosophy of Jaakko Hintikka. Open Court Publishing Company. ISBN 978-0-8126-9462-8.

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