Definition of Quine, Willard Van Orman in English:

Quine, Willard Van Orman

proper noun

  • (1908–2000), US philosopher and logician. A radical critic of modern empiricism, he 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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