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Fred Sommers

AKA Frederic Tamler Sommers

Born: 1-Jan-1923
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 2-Oct-2014
Location of death: Chevy Chase, MD
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Philosopher

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Logic of Natural Language

Brother: Sholom Sommers
Wife: Christina Hoff (until his death, two sons)
Son: David Sommers
Son: Saul Tamler

    University: BA Mathematics, Yeshiva College (1944)
    University: PhD Philosophy, Columbia University (1955)
    Professor: Asst. Professor of Philosophy, Columbia University (1955-63)
    Professor: Associate Professor of Philosophy, Brandeis University (1964-65)
    Professor: Harry Austryn Wolfson Chair of Philosophy, Brandeis University (1965-93)

Author of books:
The Logic of Natural Language (1982)
An Invitation to Formal Reasoning: The Logic of Terms (2000, with George Englebretsen)

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