Hilary Putnam

Hilary Putnam (born 31 Julie 1926 an deid 13 Mairch 2016) wis a American filosofer, mathematicker an computer scientist that wis at the heid o the analytic filosofie fae the 60s on. In the filosofie o mathematics, he is maist kent fur the Quine–Putnam indispensability thesis, whaur he an W. V. Quine threaps that mathematical entities is real. In mathematics itsel, he is maist kent fur the Davis–Putnam algorithm, that he proponed wi Martin Davis, an fur reddin up Hilbert's tent quirk.