Wisdom John

<history of philosphy, biography> British philosopher (1904-1993) whose Other Minds (1952) and Philosophy and Psychoanalysis (1953) applied the analytic methods of Moore and the later Wittgenstein to significant issues in the philosophy of mind. Recommended Reading: John Wisdom, Paradox and Discovery (California, 1987); John Wisdom, Philosophy and Its Place in Our Culture (Gordon & Breach, 1975); and Philosophy and Life: Essays on John Wisdom, ed. by Ilham Dilman (Martinus Nijhoff, 1984).

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