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Ernest Gellner

AKA Ernest André Gellner

Born: 9-Dec-1925
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 5-Nov-1995
Location of death: Prague, Czechia
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Philosopher, Anthropologist

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Words and Things

Military service: Czech Army (1st Czechoslovak Armoured Brigade, WWII)

Father: Rudolf Gellner
Mother: Anna Fantl

    High School: St. Albans School London
    University: Balliol College, Oxford University (1947)
    Professor: Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method, London School of Economics
    Professor: Social Anthropology, Cambridge University (1984-92)

    British Academy 1974

Author of books:
Words and Things: A Critical Account of Linguistic Philosophy and a Study in Ideology (1959, philosophy)
Thought and Change (1964, philosophy)
Saints of the Atlas (1969, social studies)
Contemporary Thought and Politics (1974, politics)
The Devil in Modern Philosophy (1974, philosophy)
Legitimation of Belief (1974, philosophy)
Spectacles and Predicaments: Essays in Social Theory (1979, social studies)
Muslim Society (1981, social studies)
Nations and Nationalism (1983, social studies)
Language and Solitude: Wittgenstein, Malinowski, and the Habsburg Dilemma (1998, philosophy)


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