Morris, George Sylvester, 1840-1889

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Professor of philosophy at Johns Hopkins University and University of Michigan.

From the description of George S. Morris papers, 1852-1889 and 1910-1915. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422827

George Sylvester Morris, educator and philosopher, was born November 15, 1840 in Norwich, Vermont. He graduated from Dartmouth in 1861, then from 1862 to 1863, Morris served in the Union Army. In the fall of 1863, he joined the staff of Dartmouth as a tutor in Greek and Mathematics, a post he held for one year. In 1864, Morris entered the Union Theological Seminary, then in the period 1866-1868, he traveled to Europe to study at the University of Halle and the University of Berlin. In 1870 Morris became professor of modern languages at the University of Michigan; later, in 1885, he headed the university's philosophy department. Morris wrote on both Kant and Hegel and was a champion of the idealistic movement initiated by Kant. Morris died in Ann Arbor on March 23, 1889.

From the guide to the George S. Morris Papers, 1852-1889, 1910-1915, 1852-1889, (Bentley Historical Library University of Michigan)

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creatorOf Taylor, F. M. (Fred Manville), 1855-1932. F. M. Taylor papers, 1878-1949. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Morris, George Sylvester, 1840-1889. George S. Morris papers, 1852-1889 and 1910-1915. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Miller, Walter, 1864-1949. Walter Miller student notebooks, 1883-1884. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf George S. Morris Papers, 1852-1889, 1910-1915, 1852-1889 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Finney, Byron Alfred, 1849-1938. Byron A. Finney papers, 1845-1935. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Goddard, Edwin C. (Edwin Charles), 1865-1942. Edwin C. Goddard papers, [ca. 1884]-[ca. 1940]. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Mark, E. L. (Edward Laurens), 1847-1946. E.L. Mark student notes, ca. 1871. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn F.M. Taylor Papers, 1878-1949 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Edwin C. Goddard papers, [ca. 1884]-[ca. 1940] Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn University of Michigan Faculty and Staff Portraits, ca. 1860-ca. 1960 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Shattuck, Jesse Cornell. Jesse Cornell Shattuck student notebooks, 1883-1887. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Finney, Byron Alfred, 1849-1938. Byron A. Finney papers, 1845-1902. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
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Birth 1840-11-15

Death 1889-03-23

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