Author

Adolf Grünbaum

German philosopher

1923   -   2018

country of citizenship: United States of America
language of expression: English
educated at: Wesleyan University
occupation: philosopher, university teacher
award received: Officer's Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany, Wilbur Cross Medal, Commander's Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany

Adolf Grünbaum (; May 15, 1923 – November 15, 2018) was a German-American philosopher of science and a critic of psychoanalysis, as well as Karl Popper's philosophy of science. He was the first Andrew Mellon Professor of Philosophy at the University of Pittsburgh from 1960 until his death, and also served as Co-Chairman of its Center for Philosophy of Science (from 1978), Research Professor of Psychiatry (from 1979), and Primary Research Professor in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science (from 2006). His works include Philosophical Problems of Space and Time (1963), The Foundations of Psychoanalysis (1984), and Validation in the Clinical Theory of Psychoanalysis (1993).
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