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Saul Kripke

1940 - 2022

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Saul Aaron Kripke (; November 13, 1940 – September 15, 2022) was an American analytic philosopher and logician. He was Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and emeritus professor at Princeton University. Kripke is considered one of the most important philosophers of the latter half of the 20th century. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Saul Kripke has received more than 955,419 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Saul Kripke is the 523rd most popular philosopher (up from 539th in 2019), the 1,806th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,826th in 2019) and the 17th most popular American Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Saul Kripke ranks 523 out of 1,081Before him are André Gorz, Gaius Musonius Rufus, Zou Yan, Karl Korsch, Guillaume Budé, and Antony Flew. After him are Carl Stumpf, Arthur Danto, Gorakhnath, Giovanni Girolamo Saccheri, Hegesias of Cyrene, and Huiyuan.

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Among people born in 1940, Saul Kripke ranks 107Before him are Edward C. Prescott, Fabrizio De André, Sepp Piontek, Shozo Tsugitani, Toshihide Maskawa, and Elke Sommer. After him are Jerzy Buzek, Mate Boban, Rudi Dutschke, Jimmy Greaves, Princess Maria Gabriella of Savoy, and Ali Hassan Salameh. Among people deceased in 2022, Saul Kripke ranks 92Before him are Elza Soares, Teresa Berganza, Edward C. Prescott, Toshiki Kaifu, Boris Pahor, and Jozef Tomko. After him are Jean-Jacques Beineix, Klaus Schulze, Jean-Jacques Sempé, Jean-Claude Mézières, Ruggero Deodato, and Yuri Averbakh.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Saul Kripke ranks 1,806 out of 18,182Before him are Billy Dee Williams (1937), Venus Williams (1980), Henry Norris Russell (1877), Robert C. Merton (1944), Mitt Romney (1947), and Ralph Macchio (1961). After him are Arthur Danto (1924), Robert Moog (1934), Ira Levin (1929), Stephen Sondheim (1930), Isaac Hayes (1942), and Don Rosa (1951).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In United States

Among philosophers born in United States, Saul Kripke ranks 17Before him are Willard Van Orman Quine (1908), Nelson Goodman (1906), Martha Nussbaum (1947), Kenneth Waltz (1924), Tom Regan (1938), and Murray Bookchin (1921). After him are Arthur Danto (1924), Charles W. Morris (1903), Jonathan Edwards (1703), Reinhold Niebuhr (1892), Mary Parker Follett (1868), and Jerry Fodor (1935).