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Dale Jacquette (1953–2016) was an American analytic philosopher.[1] At the time of his death, he was Professor Ordinarius of Philosophy at the University of Bern.[1] Jacquette had previously served on the faculty of Penn State University.[1] He received his undergraduate degree in philosophy from Oberlin College in 1975, and his PhD in the same subject from Brown University in 1983, writing a dissertation on the logic of intention supervised by Roderick Chisholm.[1] Jacquette had broad research interests in the philosophy of intentionality, logic, metaphysics, philosophy of mind, Wittgenstein, ethics, aesthetics, epistemology, and the history of philosophy.[2] A prolific writer, Jacquette published books on Meinong, logic, cannabis, psychologism, and the ethics of capital punishment in the final decade of his life.[3]


  1. ^ a b c d Rescher, Nicholas. "Obituary Dale Jacquette". Austrian Ludwig Wittgenstein Society. Retrieved September 5, 2020.
  2. ^ "Profile of Prof. Dr. Dale Jacquette". Institute of Philosophy, University of Bern. Retrieved 4 September 2020.
  3. ^ "Dale Jacquette". Bern Open Repository and Information System. Retrieved 5 September 2020.