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Name  Gilles-Gaston Granger

Role  Philosopher
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Books  A RAZAO, Formal thought and the sciences of man

Gilles-Gaston Granger ([ɡʁɑ̃ʒe]; 28 January 1920 – 24 August 2016) was a French rationalist philosopher, born in Paris.

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His works discuss the philosophy of logics, mathematics, human and social sciences, Wittgenstein, Aristotle, and Jean Cavaillès. He produced the most authoritative French translation of Wittgenstein's Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus and published more than 150 scientific articles.

In 1968 he co-founded with Jules Vuillemin the journal L’Âge de la Science. He was president of the scientific committee of Jules Vuillemin's Archives.

Biography

  • Studied at École Normale Supérieure, Paris, France. Associate in philosophy, bachelor in mathematics, doctorate in philosophy.
  • 1947–1953: Professor at the University of São Paulo, Brazil.
  • 1953–1955: Associate professor at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS).
  • 1955–1962: Professor at the University of Rennes.
  • 1962–1964: Director of the École Normale Supérieure d'Afrique Centrale, in Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo.
  • 1964–1986: Professor at the Université de Provence, Aix-en-Provence, France.
  • 1986: Professor at the Collège de France. Chair of comparative epistemology.
  • 1990: Professor emeritus of the Collège de France.
  • 2000: Invited professor at the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers.
  • Works

  • Méthodologie économique (PUF, 1955)
  • La raison (1955)
  • La mathématique sociale du marquis de Condorcet (PUF, 1956)
  • Pensée formelle et sciences de l'homme (Aubier, 1960)
  • Formal Thought and the Sciences of Man, translation by Alexander Rosenberg (Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, 1983)
  • Essai d'une philosophie du style (Armand Colin, 1968)
  • Wittgenstein (Seghers, 1969)
  • La théorie aristotélicienne de la science (Aubier, 1976)
  • Langage et épistémologie (Klincksieck, 1979)
  • Pour la connaissance philosophique (Odile Jacob, 1988)
  • Invitation à la lecture de Wittgenstein (Alinéa, 1990)
  • La vérification (Odile Jacob, 1992)
  • Le probable, le possible et le virtuel (Odile Jacob, 1995)
  • L'irrationnel (Odile Jacob, 1998)
  • La pensée de l'espace (Odile Jacob, 1999)
  • Many of his works have been translated into Portuguese.

    References

    Gilles-Gaston Granger Wikipedia