Burtt, Edwin A. (Edwin Arthur), 1892-1989

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Philosopher.

Edwin A. Burtt was educated at Yale University, Union Theological Seminary, and Columbia University. He joined the Cornell faculty in 1932 and was named Susan Linn Sage Professor of Philosophy in 1941. He retired in 1960 and died in 1989. His long-time focus was on the history and philosophy of religion, and he was the author of many books in this field.

From the description of Edwin A. Burtt papers, 1950-1988. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936268

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referencedIn Correspondence, 1860-1979. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Burtt, Edwin A. (Edwin Arthur), 1892-1989. Letters, 1965-1974, to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Edwin A. Burtt papers, 1950-1988. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Ames, Edward Scribner, 1870-1958. Edward Scribner Ames papers, 1870-1958. Southern Illinois University, Morris Library
creatorOf Burtt, Edwin A. (Edwin Arthur), 1892-1989. Edwin A. Burtt papers, 1950-1988. Cornell University Library
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correspondedWith Ames, Edward Scribner, 1870-1958. person
associatedWith Burtt, Marjorie Murray. person
associatedWith Collingwood, R. G. (Robin George), 1889-1943. person
associatedWith Edwin A. (Edwin Arthur) Burtt, 1892- person
correspondedWith Hocking, William Ernest, 1873-1966 person
associatedWith Matlack, Jean Y. person
associatedWith Moriarty, Francis J. person
associatedWith Villemaire, Diane Davis. person
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Metaphysics--Study and teaching
Philosophy and religion
Philosophy--Study and teaching
Philosophers
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Birth 1892

Death 1989-09-06

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