W. V. Quine


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Noun1.W. V. Quine - United States philosopher and logician who championed an empirical view of knowledge that depended on language (1908-2001)W. V. Quine - United States philosopher and logician who championed an empirical view of knowledge that depended on language (1908-2001)
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In Word and Object, W. V. Quine dismisses connotations that result from the work of explicating expressions as don't-cares.
Since his death in 2000, W. V. Quine's philosophy has increasingly been viewed as an object for careful scholarly work rather than simply a set of views to be critically appraised (and largely rejected).