Department of Philosophy (University of Michigan) records, 1907-1987 1907-1987 1947-1961

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Department of Philosophy (University of Michigan) records, 1907-1987, 1907-1987, 1947-1961

Department of Philosophy (University of Michigan) records, 1907-1987 1907-1987 1947-1961

Departmental records mainly covering William Frankena's tenure as chairman (1947-1961); includes correspondence with students and faculty, course syllabi and exams, and photographs (1907-1932)

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University of Michigan. Department of Philosophy

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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 ...

University of Michigan. Department of Philosophy

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The origin of the study of Philosophy at the University of Michigan can be traced back to the Catholepisterniad project in 1817, although the department was officially formed in 1837 with the founding of the University of Michigan. The curriculum was closely tied with religious principles as the first chairs and professors of the Philosophy Department hailed from the ranks of the clergy. Later, however, the curriculum and philosophical slant of the department was determined by the p...

Wenley, R.M. (Robert Mark), 1861-1929

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Professor of philosophy at Glasgow University and University of Michigan. From the description of Robert M. Wenley papers, 1879-1931. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423625 Robert Mark Wenley was professor of philosophy at the University of Michigan. From the guide to the Robert M. Wenley pamphlets and reprints, undated, (Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan) Robert Mark Wenley was born July 19, 1861 in Edinburg...

Lloyd, Alfred H. (Alfred Henry), 1864-1927

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Professor of philosophy and dean of the graduate school of University of Michigan. From the description of Alfred H. Lloyd papers, 1879-1926. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34420489 Alfred Henry Lloyd was born January 3, 1864 in Montclair, New Jersey. He received both his B.A. and A.M. degrees from Harvard, then went abroad to study philosophy at Göttingen University in Berlin and Heidelberg University before returning to Harvard for his Ph.D. whi...

Pillsbury, W. B. (Walter Bowers), 1872-1960

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Professor of psychology at University of Michigan. From the description of Walter Bowers Pillsbury papers, 1858-1960 (bulk 1890-1942). (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 81275256 From the description of Walter Bowers Pillsbury papers, 1893-1960. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419856 Pillsbury received a Ph.D. degree from Cornell University in 1896. From the description of Walter Bowers Pillsbury photograph album, 1894. (Cornel...

Parker, De Witt H. (De Witt Henry), 1885-1949

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Vibbert, Charles Bruce, 1877-1950.

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Professor of philosophy at University of Michigan. From the description of Charles Bruce Vibbert papers, 1921 and undated. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419160 ...

Frankena, William K.

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William K. Frankena was born on June 21, 1908 in Manhattan, Montana. On June 23, 1934 he married Sadie Roelfs and they had two sons, Karl and Mark. William Frankena died on October 22, 1994 in Ypsilanti, Michigan. He had been a professor of philosophy at the University of Michigan for 41 years. William Frankena began his higher education at Calvin College where he received an A.B. in 1930. Then Frankena received two M.A.'s, one from the University of Michigan in 1933 and...