Hilary Putnam
#722 Overall Influence

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
Harvard University

Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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University of Pennsylvania
University of Pennsylvania

Private research university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Northwestern University
Northwestern University

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

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Princeton University
Princeton University

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

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University of California, Los Angeles
University of California, Los Angeles

Public research university in Los Angeles, California, United States

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Influence Rankings by Discipline

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#39 World Rank #3 USA Rank
Mathematics
#76 World Rank #14 USA Rank
Philosophy
#117 World Rank #71 USA Rank
Computer Science