<biography, history of philosophy> British mathematician and philosopher (1903-1930) who contributed to the second edition of Russell and Whitehead's Principia Mathematica. Ramsey's "Truth and Probability" (1926) and Foundations of Mathematics (1931) clarified the nature of semantic paradox, developed modern applications of the probability calculus, and introduced the redundancy theory of truth. He was an early admirer of Wittgenstein,whose Tractatus Ramsey translated into English and whose return to England in 1929 he helped to arrange. Recommended Reading: Frank Plumpton Ramsey, Philosophical Papers, ed. by D. H. Mellor (Cambridge, 1990) and Nils-Eric Sahlin, The Philosophy of F. P. Ramsey (Cambridge, 1990).
[A Dictionary of Philosophical Terms and Names]
Try this search on OneLook / Google