Quine

Quine may refer to:

  • Willard Van Orman Quine, the philosopher
  • Quine (computing), a program that produces its source code as output
  • Quine (surname), people with the surname Quine
  • Quine–McCluskey algorithm, an algorithm used for logic minimization
  • Quine's paradox, in logic

Famous quotes containing the word quine:

    Meaning is what essence becomes when it is divorced from the object of reference and wedded to the word.
    —Willard Van Orman Quine (b. 1908)

    ... two men could be just alike in all their dispositions to verbal behavior under all possible sensory stimulations, and yet the meanings or ideas expressed in their identically triggered and identically sounding utterances could diverge radically, for the two men, in a wide range of cases.
    —Willard Van Orman Quine (b. 1908)

    To be is to be the value of a variable.
    —Willard Van Orman Quine (b. 1908)