Leonard Linsky

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Leonard Linsky (born 1922 - August 27, 2012)[1] was an American philosopher. He was an Emeritus Professor of the University of Chicago. He was known for work on the theory of reference, and also as a historian of early analytical philosophy.[2]

He is cited as an example of the "orthodox view" in the theory of reference.[3] He questioned the "intensional isomorphism" concept of Rudolf Carnap.[4]



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  1. ^ "LEONARD LINSKY Obituary: View LEONARD LINSKY's Obituary by Chicago Tribune". Legacy.com. 2012-08-27. http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/chicagotribune/obituary.aspx?pid=159514736. Retrieved 2012-09-10. 
  2. ^ "Emeritus Faculty | The Department of Philosophy | The University of Chicago Division of the Humanities". Philosophy.uchicago.edu. http://philosophy.uchicago.edu/faculty/emeritus.html. Retrieved 2012-09-10. 
  3. ^ Nathan U. Salmon, Reference and Essence (1982), p. 11.
  4. ^ Avrum Stroll, Twentieth-century Analytic Philosophy (2000), p. 83.

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