- Bob Hale (philosopher)
region = Western Philosophy
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name = Bob Hale
birth = 1945
Philosophy of mathematics, Philosophy of language, Modality
notable_ideas = neo-Fregean
philosophy of mathematics
Bob Hale (born 1945) is a British
philosopher, who is well-known for his contributions to the development of the neo-Fregean philosophy of mathematicsin collaboration with Crispin Wright, and for his works in modalityand philosophy of language. Since 2006, he has been a professor of philosophyin the department of philosophy at the University of Sheffield. He also had been a lecturer in the University of Glasgow, the University of St. Andrewsand the University of Lancaster.
Hale wrote the first published neo-Fregean
construction of the real numbers.
British AcademyResearch Reader (1997-9)
* Fellow of the
Royal Society of Edinburgh(from 2000)
* President of the
* (1987) "Abstract Objects". Oxford:
* (1997) Co-editor with Crispin Wright. "The Blackwell Companion to the Philosophy of Language". Oxford: Blackwell Publishing.
* (2001) With Crispin Wright. "The Reason's Proper Study: Essays towards a Neo-Fregean Philosophy of Mathematics". Oxford:
Oxford University Press.
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