Leonard Linsky

Leonard Linsky (1922 – August 27, 2012)[1] was an American philosopher. He was an Emeritus Professor of the University of Chicago. He was known for work on the theory of reference, and also as a historian of early analytical philosophy.[2]

He is cited as an example of the "orthodox view" in the theory of reference.[3] He questioned the "intensional isomorphism" concept of Rudolf Carnap.[4]


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  1. "LEONARD LINSKY Obituary: View LEONARD LINSKY's Obituary by Chicago Tribune". Legacy.com. 2012-08-27. Retrieved 2012-09-10.
  2. "Emeritus Faculty | The Department of Philosophy | The University of Chicago Division of the Humanities". Philosophy.uchicago.edu. Retrieved 2012-09-10.
  3. Nathan U. Salmon, Reference and Essence, Princeton, NJ: Princeton. University Press 1981, p. 11.
  4. Avrum Stroll, Twentieth-century Analytic Philosophy, Stroll, New York: Columbia University Press, 2000, p. 83.

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