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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.
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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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This behaver observes the rule (Quine, "Methodological Reflections on Current Linguistic Theory," 386).
In an imagined dialogue between two figures called "Carnap *" and "Quine*" that appeared in the Library of Living Philosophers volume in 1986, certain proposals and clarifications of the linguistic doctrine were offered by Carnap* answering Quinean objections, but these were brushed aside rather breezily in a reply to this dialogue in the same volume by Quine himself.
In order to understand how the racial past influences the present, authors Marius Turda and Maria Sophia Quine (both affiliated with the Centre for Medical Humanities at Oxford Brookes University, UK) analyze the historical, political, scientific, and cultural roots of ideas about race in Europe.
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That the state was desperate to avoid a precedent-setting ruling seems clear: after all, in August of 2015, they settled with Shiloh Quine, another trans inmate suing for gender affirmation surgery.
As one officer was driving west on Royal Avenue approaching Echo Hollow Road, attempting to look for the suspect, Shawn David Quine, 36, of Eugene, was driving east on Royal Avenue.
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.
The refs fought back and minutes later Peter Quine superbly supplied supersub Danny Woods with the ammunition to fire home the equaliser.
EL PRESENTE ESCRITO TIENE como objetivo hacer una reconstruccion del sistema epistemologico del filosofo americano Willard Van Orman Quine (19082000) en terminos muy generales, esto es, resaltando sus tesis centrales, las relaciones entre ellas y su relativa coherencia.
In the women's race Alex O'Brian (Liverpool RC) continued her winning form with victory over Laura Quine preventing the Liverpool Harrier from making it two wins in as many days.