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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.
Scot a variant of quean2
(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)