Bob Hale (philosopher)

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Bob Hale
Born1945
EraContemporary philosophy
RegionWestern Philosophy
SchoolAnalytic philosophy
Main interestsPhilosophy of mathematics, philosophy of language, modality
Notable ideasneo-Fregean philosophy of mathematics
 
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Bob Hale
Born1945
EraContemporary philosophy
RegionWestern Philosophy
SchoolAnalytic philosophy
Main interestsPhilosophy of mathematics, philosophy of language, modality
Notable ideasneo-Fregean philosophy of mathematics

Bob Hale, Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh FRSE, is a British philosopher, well known for his contributions to the development of the neo-Fregean philosophy of mathematics in collaboration with Crispin Wright, and for his works in modality and philosophy of language.

Since 2006, he has been a professor of philosophy in the department of philosophy at the University of Sheffield. Prior to that, he taught in the University of Glasgow, the University of St. Andrews and the University of Lancaster.

Hale produced the first published neo-Fregean construction of the real numbers.[1]

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  1. ^ "Bob Hale Official Webpage on Sheffield University, Philosophy Department". shef.ac.uk. Retrieved 2010-10-04. 
  2. ^ "Bob Hale Official Webpage on Sheffield University, Philosophy Department". shef.ac.uk. Retrieved 2012-12-05. 
  3. ^ The Council, The Aristotelian Society, retrieved 2012-12-03.

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