Frank Plumpton Ramsey


Born
February 22, 1903

Died
January 19, 1930


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F. P. Ramsey: Philosophical...

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The Foundations of Mathematics

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On Truth

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Философские работы

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More books by Frank Plumpton Ramsey…
“I don't feel the least humble before the vastness of the heavens. The stars may be large, but they cannot think or love; and these are qualities which impress me far more than size does.

My picture of the world is drawn in perspective, and not like a model to scale. The foreground is occupied by human beings and the stars are all as small as threepenny bits.”
Frank Ramsey

“Logic issues in tautologies, mathematics in identities, philosophy in definitions; all trivial, but all part of the vital work of clarifying and organising our thought.”
Frank Plumpton Ramsey, Foundations of Mathematics and Other Logical Essays

“The chief danger to our philosophy, apart from laziness and woolliness, is scholasticism, . . . which is treating what is vague as if it were precise....”
F. P. RAMSEY