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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

(kwaɪn)
n
(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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Noun1.quine - United States philosopher and logician who championed an empirical view of knowledge that depended on language (1908-2001)Quine - United States philosopher and logician who championed an empirical view of knowledge that depended on language (1908-2001)
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