William E. Kennick Papers 1947-2009
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Plimpton, physician and educator, was born in Boston on October 7, 1918. He attended Philips Exeter Academy; Amherst (Class of 1939); Harvard (MD 1943, MA 1947); and Columbia (MSD, 1951). Between 1943 and 1945 he served at the 83rd Field Hospital of the 3rd Army. Later, he worked at the Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons from 1950 to 1957, and taught medicine at the American University in Beirut from 1957 to 1959. Plimpton was appointed President of Amherst College in 1960. As president...
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Austrian philosopher and lecturer; taught at Cambridge; b. Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein; interested in analysis and ordinary-language philosophy. From the description of Ludwig Wittgenstein collection, 1933-1948. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70958671 The brown book, along with its companion volume, The blue book, is considered an introduction to Wittgenstein's philosophical thought. From the description of The Ludwig Wittgenstein papers. 1934-1935...
David Foster Wallace was born February 2, 1962, in Ithaca, New York. His father, James Wallace, is a philosophy professor at the University of Illinois, and his mother, Sally Foster Wallace, is an instructor in English at Parkland College, a community college in Champaign, Illinois. Amy Wallace Havens, Wallace’s younger sister, practices law in Tucson, Arizona. Wallace married artist Karen Green in 2004. As an adolescent, Wallace played football and was a regionally rank...
William E. Kennick taught philosophy at Amherst College for more than 35 years. He was the William F. Kenan Jr. Professor from 1978 to 1980 and the G. Henry Whitcomb Professor from 1976 until 1993, when he retired -- the last Amherst professor forced to do so because he had turned 70. He served as faculty marshal from 1972 to 1993. Kennick was born in 1923 in Lebanon, Ill. Co-valedictorian of his high school class, he received a full tuition scholarship to Oberlin Colleg...