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Philosophy Index

Philosophy Index

Philosophy Index is a site devoted to the study of philosophy and the philosophers who conduct it. The site contains a number of philosophy texts, brief biographies, and introductions to philosophers, and explanations on a number of topics. Accredited homeschooling online at Northgate Academy and Philosophy online tutoring.

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Jaakko Hintikka

Jaakko Hintikka (1929– ) is a Finnish logician and philosopher, and professor of philosophy at Boston University.

Epistemic Logic

Hintikka presented a method of doing epistemic logic, a contextual logic meant to symbolize sentences about knowledge and belief. In his 1962 book Knowledge and Belief, he provides new operators which closely resemble those of modal logic:

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Name: Jaakko Hintikka
Born: January 12, 1929
Degrees: Ph.D. (University of Helsinki)
Awards: Wihuri International Prize (1976)
Rolf Schock Prize (2005)