Sellars, Roy Wood, 1880-1973

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Professor of philosophy at the University of Michigan.

From the description of Roy Wood Sellars papers, 1914-1946. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419340

Roy Wood Sellars was born in Edmonsville, Ontario, Canada on July 9, 1880. After graduating in 1898 from Ferris Institute in Big Rapids Michigan, he continued his higher education at the University of Michigan, receiving his A.B. in 1903 and his Ph.D. in 1908. In 1911, Sellars married Helen Maud Stalker and they had two children, Wilfred and Cecily. Sellar's career as a professor of philosophy at the University of Michigan began in 1918. He became a full professor in 1923 and this same year he served as president of the American Philosophical Association. During his tenure at the University of Michigan, Sellars wrote fourteen books and many journal articles. He retired in 1950 but continued as professor emeritus of philosophy until his death on September 4, 1973.

From the guide to the Roy Wood Sellars papers, 1914-1946, (Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan)

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referencedIn Grenell, Judson. Roy Wood Sellars' The next step in democracy; a review [192-?] University of Michigan
referencedIn Grenell, Judson. Papers, 1882-1930. University of Michigan
creatorOf Roy Wood Sellars papers, 1914-1946 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Grenell, Judson. On radical thought at the University of Michigan [192-?] University of Michigan
referencedIn Grenell, Judson. Judson Grenell papers, 1882-1930. University of Michigan
creatorOf Sellars, Roy Wood, 1880-1973. Roy Wood Sellars papers, 1914-1946. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Sellars, Wilfrid. Papers of Wilfrid S. Sellars, 1899-1990. University of Pittsburgh
referencedIn Department of Philosophy (University of Michigan) records, 1907-1987, 1907-1987, 1947-1961 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Hocking, William Ernest. William Ernest Hocking Papers. 1860-1979. Harvard University, Houghton Library
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associatedWith Baldwin, James Mark, 1861-1934. person
associatedWith Boutroux, Etienne E. (Etienne Émile), 1845-1921. person
associatedWith Ferris, Woodbridge N., 1853-1928. person
associatedWith Grenell, Judson. person
correspondedWith Hocking, William Ernest, 1873-1966 person
associatedWith Muirhead, John H. (John Henry), 1855-1940. person
associatedWith Santayana, George, 1863-1952. person
associatedWith Sellars, Helen Maud. person
associatedWith Sellars, Helen Maud. person
associatedWith Sellars, Wilfrid. person
associatedWith Sinclair, May. person
associatedWith Sinclair, May. person
associatedWith Strong, Charles Augustus, 1862-1940. person
associatedWith Taylor, A. E. (Alfred Edward), 1869-1945. person
associatedWith University of Michigan corporateBody
associatedWith University of Michigan. Department of Philosophy. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Michigan. Dept. of Philosophy. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Michigan. Dept. of Philosophy. corporateBody
associatedWith Wenley, R. M. (Robert Mark), 1861-1929. person
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Death 1973-09-05

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