Frank Ramsey: A Sheer Excess of Powers

Oxford University Press (2020)

Cheryl Misak
University of Toronto, St. George Campus
Frank Ramsey was a brilliant Cambridge philosopher, mathematician, and economist who died in 1930 at 26 having made landmark contributions to decision theory, game theory, mathematics, logic, semantics, philosophy of science, and the theory of truth. This rich biography tells the story of his extraordinary life and intellectual achievement.
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