Michael Dummett

1925 - 2011

Michael Dummett

Sir Michael Anthony Eardley Dummett (1925–2011) was an English academic described as "among the most significant British philosophers of the last century and a leading campaigner for racial tolerance and equality." He was, until 1992, Wykeham Professor of Logic at the University of Oxford. He wrote on the history of analytic philosophy, notably as an interpreter of Frege, and made original contributions particularly in the philosophies of mathematics, logic, language and metaphysics. He was known for his work on truth and meaning and their implications to debates between realism and anti-realism, a term he helped to popularize. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Dummett has received more than 196,349 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 796th most popular philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Michael Dummett ranks 794 out of 1,005Before him are Charles Kay Ogden, Karel Kosík, Nikolai Amosov, Theodorus the Atheist, Arai Hakuseki, and Christian von Ehrenfels. After him are John Argyropoulos, Bernard Williams, Arethas of Caesarea, Eric Hoffer, Alexander Zinoviev, and Ferdinand Christian Baur.

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Among people born in 1925, Michael Dummett ranks 157Before him are Sufi Abu Taleb, Gregorio Conrado Álvarez, Giovanni Spadolini, Serge Dassault, Donald O'Connor, and Thor Vilhjálmsson. After him are Yuval Ne'eman, René Moawad, Scott Carpenter, Don Alden Adams, José Napoleón Duarte, and Mai Zetterling. Among people deceased in 2011, Michael Dummett ranks 128Before him are Lidia Gueiler Tejada, Kurt Sanderling, Inese Jaunzeme, Nikolai Andrianov, María Elena Walsh, and Thor Vilhjálmsson. After him are Marie-France Pisier, María Mercader, Loriot, Bo Carpelan, Lawrence Eagleburger, and Koichi Tohei.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Michael Dummett ranks 1,834 out of 5,347Before him are Joseph Henry Blackburne (1841), Jack Charlton (1935), Bernie Taupin (1950), Jamie Dornan (1982), George Bentham (1800), and Madge Syers (1881). After him are Lynn Redgrave (1943), Olivia Colman (1974), Alexander Bain (1818), Barbara West (1911), A. S. Byatt (1936), and Jeffery Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst (1717).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In United Kingdom

Among philosophers born in United Kingdom, Michael Dummett ranks 52Before him are Olaf Stapledon (1886), Raymond Williams (1921), Thomas Arnold (1795), Roger Scruton (1944), Stephen Toulmin (1922), and Charles Kay Ogden (1889). After him are Bernard Williams (1929), J. M. E. McTaggart (1866), F. H. Bradley (1846), Samuel Clarke (1675), Henry St John, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke (1678), and Frederick Copleston (1907).