Voegelin, Eric, 1901-1985

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1901-01-03
Death 1985-01-19
Americans
English, German

Biographical notes:

German-American philosopher and political scientist.

From the description of Eric Voegelin papers, 1907-1997. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754870173

Biographical Note

  • 1901, January 3: Born, Cologne, Germany
  • 1910: Family relocated to Vienna, Austria
  • 1922: Dr. rerum politicarum, University of Vienna
  • 1924 - 1927 : Fellow, Rockefeller Foundation
  • 1928: Author, Uber die Form des amerikanischen Geistes
  • 1928: Habilitation, University of Vienna
  • 1929 - 1936 : Privatdozent, University of Vienna
  • 1932: Married Lissy Onken (1906-)
  • 1933: Author, Rasse und Staat and Die Rassenidee in der Geistesgeschichte von Ray bis Carus
  • 1936: Author, Der autoritäre Staat
  • 1936 - 1938 : Adjunct professor ("Extraordinarius") of political science, University of Vienna
  • 1938: Author, Die politischen Religionen Emigrated to the United States
  • 1938 - 1939 : Tutor and instructor, Harvard University
  • 1939: Instructor, Bennington College, Vermont
  • 1939 - 1942 : Professor, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
  • 1942 - 1959 : Professor, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
  • 1944: Naturalized
  • 1952: Author, The New Science of Politics
  • 1956: Author, Order and History, Vol.I: Israel and Revelation
  • 1957: Author, Order and History, Vol.II: The World of the Polis and Vol.III: Plato and Aristotle
  • 1958 - 1969 : Professor, University of Munich, West Germany Founded the Institut für Politische Wissenschaft [renamed Geschwister-Scholl-Institut für Politische Wissenschaft (Universität München) in 1968]
  • 1959: Author, Wissenschaft, Politik und Gnosis
  • 1966: Author, Anamnesis. Zur Theorie der Geschichte und Politik
  • 1969 - 1974 : Henry Salvatori Distinguished Scholar, Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace
  • 1974: Author, Order and History, Vol.IV: The Ecumenic Age
  • 1974 - 1985 : Senior Research Fellow, Hoover Institution
  • 1975: Author, From Enlightenment to Revolution
  • 1985, January 19: Died, Stanford, California
  • 1987: Author, Order and History, Vol.V: In Search of Order (published posthumously)

From the guide to the Eric Voegelin Papers, 1907-1997, (Hoover Institution Archives)

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  • History--Philosophy
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