Smith, Norman Kemp, 1872-1958

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Norman Kemp Smith was born in Dundee, Scotland. In 1906 he was interviewed by Woodrow Wilson, then President of Princeton University, for the Chair of Psychology there. He was appointed, and spent the period from 1906 to 1916 at Princeton, coming to be Chairman of the department of Philosophy and Psychology in 1913; and McCosh Professor of Philosophy in 1914. During this period he wrote his COMMENTARY TO KANT'S CRITIQUE OF PURE REASON (1918).

From the description of Philosophy of history : Notes on books read : manuscript, ca. 1906-1916. (Peking University Library). WorldCat record id: 166637539

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associatedWith Wilson, Edmund, 1895-1972. person
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Death 1958-09-03

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