Obituary for Patrick Suppes

Erkenntnis 80 (2):239-242 (2015)

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Patrick Colonel Suppes Published with the kind permission of the Patrick Suppes Center for the History and Philosophy of Science at Stanford UniversityWe deeply mourn the death of our senior editor Patrick Suppes . After the death of Carl Gustav Hempel in 1997, who had been the senior editor since the reestablishment of ERKENNTNIS in 1975, Wilhelm Essler and I asked Pat to succeed Hempel as editor of ERKENNTNIS.Our journal was founded by Hans Reichenbach and Rudolf Carnap in 1931. It was the spearhead of what Reichenbach called scientific philosophy. Its first eight volumes were certainly among the most important documents of 20th century philosophy. However, the journal was shut down after strong anti-Semitic pressure by the Nazi regime. It was refounded by Wolfgang Stegmüller and Wilhelm Essler in 1975 as an international journal for analytic philosophy. But it continued to have a bias to ..
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