Frank Plumpton Ramsey
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Frank Plumpton Ramsey was born in February 1903 and died in January 1930 just before his 27th birthday. In his short life he produced an extraordinary amount of profound and original work in economics, mathematics, logic and philosophy. For a brief account of his life and work, see the entry on him in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford: Oxford University Press (2004). See also 'Frank Ramsey: a biography' in this collection.
The first published collection of Ramsey's philosophical work is The Foundations of Mathematics and Other Logical Essays, ed. R. B. Braithwaite, London: Kegan Paul, Trench & Trubner (1931). There is a slightly different selection in his Philosophical Papers, ed. D. H. Mellor, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (1990).
Besides the biography mentioned above, this collection comprises a selection of the MSS by Ramsey of which microfilms are held in the University Library.