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106 Post author: lukeprog 20 March 2011 08:28PM

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Comment author: [deleted] 27 March 2011 03:45:14AM *  4 points [-]

Yet to Wikipedia, Tarski is a mathematician. Period. Philosophy is not mentioned.

Wikipedia is not authoritative (and recognizes this explicitly - hence the need to give citations). Here is a quote from Tarski himself:

Being a mathematician (as well as a logician, and perhaps a philosopher of a sort)

Comment author: wedrifid 27 March 2011 03:52:26AM 3 points [-]

Being a mathematician (as well as a logician, and perhaps a philosopher of a sort)

That sounds like a good way to describe the LW ideal as well.