Definition of Quine, Willard Van Orman in English:

Quine, Willard Van Orman

proper noun

  • (1908–2000), American philosopher and logician. A radical critic of modern empiricism, Quine took issue with the philosophy of language proposed by Rudolf Carnap, arguing that ‘no statement is immune from revision’ and that even the principles of logic themselves can be questioned and replaced.

Pronunciation

Quine, Willard Van Orman

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