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Suppes, Patrick "Pat"

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Patrick Suppes

Chuck Painter / Stanford News Service
Department: 
Philosophy
Oral History Project: 
Faculty
Interviewer: 
Perry, John
Interview Year: 
2014
Oral History Type: 
Audio
Transcript

Patrick Suppes begins his interview with his recollections of Stanford and the philosophy department upon his arrival in 1950, including the influence of Frederick Terman on the direction of the university and across the departments. He continues with his interests in behavioral sciences and statistics and his responsibilities in the School of Humanities and Sciences. He discusses the developments in behavioral sciences and various events over the years, mentioning colleagues like Philip Rhinelander, John Goheen, Wallace Sterling and Paul Grice.

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