Stephen F. Barker (1927-2019)


Stephen F. Barker, professor emeritus of philosophy at Johns Hopkins University, has died. 

Professor Barker worked in philosophy of mathematics, philosophy of science, and logic, and was the author of, among other things, Induction and hypothesis: a Study of the Logic of Confirmation.

He began teaching at Johns Hopkins in 1964. Before that he worked at the University of Southern California. He received his Ph.D. in philosophy from Harvard University and was an undergraduate at Swarthmore.

(via Steven Gross)

UPDATE: The university has posted an obituary of Professor Barker.

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