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Davidson, Donald Herbert

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Born: 1917 AD
Died: 2003 AD, at 86 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Philosophers

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1917 - Born in Springfield, Massachusetts on the 6th of March to Clarence Herbert Davidson and Grace Cordelia Anthony.

 

1963 - His most noted work began with an essay, "Actions, Reasons, and Causes"

 

1967 - Davidson published "Truth and Meaning"

 

1981-2003 - Served as Slusser Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley.

 

Serve as president of both the Eastern and Western Divisions of the American Philosophical Association.

 

1995 - He was awarded the Jean Nicod Prize.

 

2003 - Donald Herbert Davidson died on 30th of August.

 

Coined expressions to express complex ideas like "triangulation" and "anomalous monism".

 


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