Hilary Putnam Dies at 89 – The New York Times

He was known for the breadth of his thinking, the vividness of his arguments and his penchant for self-questioning and willingness to change his mind.
Source: Hilary Putnam, Giant of Modern Philosophy, Dies at 89 - The New York Times
Any philosophy that can be put in a nutshell belongs in one. [Hilary Putnam]

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Joseph Duemer is Professor of Literature Emeritus at Clarkson University in northern New York state. His most recent book of poems is Magical Thinking from Ohio State University Press. Since the mid-1990s he has spent a good deal of time in Vietnam, mostly Hanoi. He lives with his wife Carole & five terriers (four Jack Russells & one Patterdale) on the stony bank of the Raquette River in South Colton.