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Saul Aaron Kripke

Saul Aaron Kripke, American philosophy educator, researcher. Grantee National Endowment of the Humanities, 1998, National Science Foundation; named one of New York's Influentials, New York Magazine, 2006. Fellow American Academy Art and Sciences, British Academy; member Association for Symbolic Logic (executive committee 1997-1999).
  • Background

    Kripke, Saul Aaron was born on November 13, 1940 in Bay Shore, New York. Son of Myer Samuel and Dorothy E. Kripke.
  • Education

    • Bachelor, Harvard University, 1962; Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), University Nebraska, 1977; Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Johns Hopkins University, 1997; Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), University Haifa, Israel, 1998.


    • Fellow Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1963-1966, lecturer, 1966-1968; from lecturer to assistant professor Princeton (New Jersey) University, 1965-1966, McCath professor philosophy, 1978-1998; associate professor Rockefeller University, New York City, 1968-1972, professor, 1972-1976; Visiting professor The Hebrew University, since 1998. Member editorial board Journal Symbolic Logic, Journal Philosophical Logic, Journal Applied Logics; author: Naning and Necessity, 1980, Wittgenstein on Rules, 1982; contributor articles to professional journals.


    • Fellow American Academy Art and Scis.

    • British Academy; Association for Symbolic Logic (executive committee 1997-99).
      1997 - 1999


    • mother: Dorothy
    • father: Myer
    Born November 13, 1940
    (age 74)
    • 1962
      studied at Harvard University, Bachelor of Arts
    • 1977
      studied at University Nebraska, Doctor of Humane Letters
    • 1997
      studied at Johns Hopkins University, Doctor of Humane Letters
    • 1998
      studied at University Haifa, Doctor of Humane Letters
    • lecturer, Harvard University
    • from lecturer, to assistant professor Princeton (New Jersey) University
    • McCath professor, philosophy
    • professor, professor Rockefeller University
    • 1963 - 1966
      Fellow, Harvard University
    • 1968 - 1972
      associate, professor Rockefeller University
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