Papers, 1921-1951.


Papers, 1921-1951.

Papers of a Lawrence College and University of Wisconsin philosophy and psychology professor, who was a proponent of John Dewey's philosophy and interested in social planning, philosophy and democracy, and the ethics of science. Includes correspondence (1921-1951), some with John Dewey, Sidney Hook, Clarence A. Dykstra, Edwin B. Fred, Philip La Follette, David Lilienthal, Max Otto, and other University of Wisconsin professors and administrators; writings and speeches, including his dissertation, "The Development of Dewey's Utilitarianism"; a file on the Wisconsin State Government In-Service Training Apprenticeship Program which he supervised, and a file on "Vanguard," an experiment in naturalistic religion based on Dewey's "A Common Faith."

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