Biografía de Norwood Russell Hanson

¿Quién fue Norwood Russell Hanson?

-Norwood Russell Hanson was born in Boston, in 1929. Therefore he was not yet one year old when the great crash of Wall Street occurred, which would launch the world into a difficult economic situation. As such, his entire childhood and young adulthood would be shaped by the Great Depression and the Second World War.

-Norwood Russell Hanson enlisted in the Army Air Corps. during the Second World War, where he underwent training as a navigator. In this role, he was part of a team of aviators who would fly bombing missions over Nazi-occupied Europe.

-After the war, Hanson attended the University of Chicago, where he studied philosophy under the likes of Rudolf Carnap, Kurt Godel, and W.V.O. Quine. In fact, it was during his time at the University of Chicago that Hanson first began to develop his interest in the philosophy of science.

-After receiving his PhD from the University of Chicago, Hanson began teaching at Yale University, where he would remain for the rest of his career.

-During his time at Yale, Hanson wrote a number of influential books on the philosophy of science, including The Concept of the Positron (1959) and Patterns of Discovery (1958).

-Norwood Russell Hanson died in 1967, at the age of 38..

Escrito por: Gonzalo Jiménez

Licenciado en Filosofía en la Universidad de Granada (UGR), con Máster en Filosofía Contemporánea en la Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM)
Desde 2015, se ha desempeñado como docente universitario y como colaborador en diversas publicaciones Académicas, con artículos y ensayos. Es aficionado a la lectura de textos antiguos y le gustan las películas y los gatos.