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Quine

 (kwīn), Willard Van Orman 1908-2000.
American analytic philosopher and logician whose major writings, including Word and Object (1960), concern issues of language and meaning.

quine

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Scot a variant of quean2

Quine

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(Biography) Willard van Orman. 1908–2000, US philosopher. His works include Word and Object (1960), Philosophy of Logic (1970), The Roots of Reference (1973), and The Logic of Sequences (1990)
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One of his new clients is Leonora Quine (Monica Dolan), whose novelist husband Owen (Jeremy Swift) has disappeared, although not before writing a book, Bombyx Mori, which contained unflattering portraits of many people he knew, including his mistress Kathryn Kent (Dorothy Atkinson).
Every student of Quine knows that his ontology consists in physical objects plus the entities required by mathematics, that is, sets or classes.
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Strike, along with his assistant Robin, are hired by the wife of a not-so-famous writer, Owen Quine, to help find him after he ran off because his latest work got rejected.
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All sorts of weirdos hire Strike to follow lovers or wives, and among the long list of loonies is Leonora Quine whose husband has gone missing.
Below is a summary of the plot for this, the second detective mystery (but do read The Cuckoo's Calling first): When novelist Owen Quine goes missing, his wife calls in private detective Cormoran Strike.
It is described by the publisher as "a compulsively readable crime novel with twists at every turn", and will see Strike investigating the disappearance of the novelist Owen Quine.
Stuart Quine, ear, nose and throat surgeon at Spire Cardiff Hospital and University Hospital of Wales Cardiff, said: "HPV is a small virus which is often sexually transmitted and is very common.