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Frank Ramsey

A Sheer Excess of Powers

Cheryl Misak

When he died in 1930 aged 26, Frank Ramsey had already invented one branch of mathematics and two branches of economics, laying the foundations for decision theory and game theory. Keynes deferred to him; he was the only philosopher whom Wittgenstein treated as an equal. Had he lived he might have been recognized as the most brilliant thinker of th...
Publish Date
2020
March 6
Goodreads rating
4.25
ISBN
9780198755357
Recommendations
2
Recommendations
Nov 25, 2020
So here it is! My choice of the best philosophy books of 2020. Obviously a personal selection. Many other excellent books came out this year.      source
Jun 18, 2020
@billt That’s a great book!      source