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Stephen F. Barker

Born: Jan 11, 1927

Nationality: United States

Stephen F. Barker

Date of Birth : Jan 11, 1927

Stephen Francis Barker is an American philosopher of mathematics, a professor emeritus of philosophy at Johns Hopkins University and a former faculty member at the University of Southern California, the University of Virginia and Ohio State University. Barker did his undergraduate studies at Swarthmore College and earned a doctorate from Harvard University in 1954. While at Harvard, he won the Bechtel Prize in 1951 for his essay, "A Study of Phenomenalism". As a young instructor at the University of Southern California, Harvard awarded him the George Santayana Fellowship for the academic year 1954–55. He joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 1964. Barker's wife, Evelyn A. Barker, was also a philosopher.

Also known as


  • Stephen Barker
  • Stephen Francis Barker
  • Stephen F. Barker

Awards Won


  • Guggenheim Fellowship for Humanities, US & Canada
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