Controversial philosopher who made breakthroughs in the philosophy of language, mind, metaphysics, and logic.
He taught briefly at UCLA and regularly at Princeton.
He was influenced by Henry David Thoreau.
He earned his Ph.D. from Harvard in 1967, where he was taught by W.V.O. Quine and took a seminar with J.J.C. Smart.
He received a kidney transplant from his wife after suffering from diabetes for an extended period of time and eventually died from the disease.
- The meaning of the name Lewis: Famed Warrior