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Carl Gustav Hempel, 1905-1997. German-American logical posivist and philosopher of science. He is best remembered for his work in the philosophy of logic, where he noted the paradox which arises when one assumes that all non-contradictory evidence increases confidence in a statement.

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Carl Gustav Hempel
Essay with bibliography on this 20th-century thinker's life and ideas, by Mauro Murzi. From the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
The Doomsday Argument and Hempel's Problem
Paper by Paul Franceschi, discussing Hempel's paradox of confirmation in detail, and a commonly-proposed solution to it.
Geometry and Empirical Science
Text of a 1945 paper by Hempel from the American Mathematical Monthly. Frameset with table of contents and text in separate frames.
On the Nature of Mathematical Truth
Text of Hempel's 1945 paper from the American Mathematical Monthly. Notes, table of contents, and text in separate frames.
Philosopher of Science Carl G. Hempel Dies
Obituary released by Princeton University includes brief biography and outline of his work and its significance. (November 12, 1997)
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