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Hilary Putnam

American philosopher


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Hilary Whitehall Putnam was an American philosopher, mathematician, and computer scientist, and a major figure in analytic philosophy in the second half of the 20th century. He made significant contributions to philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, philosophy of mathematics, and philosophy of science. Outside philosophy, Putnam contributed to mathematics and computer science. Together with Martin Davis he developed the Davis–Putnam algorithm for the Boolean satisfiability problem and he helped demonstrate the unsolvability of Hilbert's tenth problem.

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Harvard University

Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

University of Pennsylvania

Private research university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Northwestern University

Private research university with campuses in Evanston and Chicago, Illinois, United States

Princeton University

Private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey, United States

University of California, Los Angeles

Public research university in Los Angeles, California, United States

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#51 World Rank
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Computer Science