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Avrum Stroll

Born: 15-Feb-1921
Birthplace: Oakland, CA
Died: 12-Sep-2013
Location of death: La Jolla, CA
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Cremated

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Moore and Wittgenstein on Certainty

Military service: USMC (WWII)

Wife: Mary (medieval historian, until his death, three daughters, one son)
Daughter: Noelle Melese
Daughter: Robin Stroll
Daughter: Susie Stroll
Son: Ted Stroll

    University: PhD, University of California at Berkeley (1951)
    Professor: University of California at San Diego (1963-)

    Guggenheim Fellowship 1973

Author of books:
Informal Philosophy
The Emotive Theory of Ethics (1954, philosophy)
Philosophy Made Simple (1956, philosophy)
Introduction to Philosophy (1961, philosophy)
Epistemology: New Essays in the Theory of Knowledge (1967, philosophy)
Philosophy and the Human Spirit: A Brief Introduction (1973, philosophy)
Surfaces (1988, philosophy)
Moore and Wittgenstein on Certainty (1994, philosophy)
Sketches of Landscapes: Philosophy by Example (1998, philosophy)
Twentieth-Century Analytic Philosophy (2000, philosophy)
Skeptical Philosophy for Everyone (2001, philosophy)
Wittgenstein (2002, philosophy)
Did My Genes Make Me Do It? And Other Philosophical Dilemmas (2004, philosophy)
Much Ado about Nonexistence: Fiction and Reference (2007, philosophy)



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