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Mortimer Jerome Adler

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(1902–2001), after receiving his Ph.D. at Columbia, became a professor of the philosophy of law at the University of Chicago (1930–52) during Hutchins's administration. His ...

Adler, Mortimer Jerome

Adler, Mortimer Jerome (1902–2001)   Reference library

The Dictionary of Modern American Philosophers

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2010
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..., Mortimer Jerome ( 1902–2001 ) Mortimer Adler was born on 28 December 1902 in New York City. He began working as a copyboy for the New York Sun at age fourteen, while still in public school. Two years later he began to attend Columbia University. He did not earn a bachelor's degree even though he had completed all the coursework, because he refused to take a required physical education course in swimming. Nevertheless, he earned a PhD in psychology from Columbia in 1928 . In 1927 , Robert Hutchins invited Adler to come to Yale University and...

Adler, Mortimer J[erome]

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The Oxford Companion to American Literature (6 ed.)

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2004
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..., Mortimer J[erome] ( 1902–2001 ), after receiving his Ph.D. at Columbia, became a professor of the philosophy of law at the University of Chicago ( 1930–52 ) during Hutchins 's administration. His writings of this period include his statement of adherence to the views of St. Thomas Aquinas , What Man Has Made of Man ( 1938 ), St. Thomas and the Gentiles ( 1938 ), Problems for Thomists ( 1940 ), and A Dialectic of Morals ( 1941 ). With Hutchins he edited Great Books of the Western World (54 vols., 1952 ), drawn from 76 authors from Homer to...

Mortimer Jerome Adler

Mortimer Jerome Adler  

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(1902–2001),after receiving his Ph.D. at Columbia, became a professor of the philosophy of law at the University of Chicago (1930–52) during Hutchins's administration. His writings of this period ...
Ralph Matthew McInerny

Ralph Matthew McInerny  

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(1929–)Ralph McInerny was born on 24 February 1929 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He received a BA from St. Paul Seminary in 1951, and an MA at the University of Minnesota ...
Richard Peter McKeon

Richard Peter McKeon  

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(1900–1985)Richard Peter McKeon was born on 26 April 1900 in Union Hill, New Jersey. McKeon entered Columbia University as a pre-law student in 1917, later switching to a pre-engineering ...
Edwin Ewart Aubrey

Edwin Ewart Aubrey  

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(1896–1956)Edwin E. Aubrey was born on 19 March 1896 in Glasgow, Scotland. He emigrated to the United States at age seventeen. He became a naturalized citizen in 1918, after ...
Thomas A. Sebeok

Thomas A. Sebeok  

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(1920–2001),American linguist, anthropologist, and semiotician whose multi‐disciplinary research and editorial activities have contributed to the epistemological development and institutional ...
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Green's Dictionary of Slang

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2011
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54,714 words

...Jennings, Gertrude Poached Eggs and Pearls (French's Acting Edition of Plays No.2535) (London 1917) Jennings, Humphrey and Madge, Charles (eds.) May the Twelfth: Mass-Observation Day-Surveys 1937 (London 1937) Jephcott, Agnes P. Time of One's Own (Edinburgh 1967) Jerome, Jerome K. Three Men in a Boat (London 1889) —— Three Men on the Bummel (London 1900) Jerrold, Douglas Ambrose Gwinett (London 1828) —— Black-Ey'd Susan (London 1829) —— The Golden Calf (London 1828) [London 1832] —— Heart of Gold (London 1854) —— Men of Character 3...

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20th century: 1900 - 1999  

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...Baseball pitcher Cy Young retires with a record achievement of 511 wins in 22 professional seasons Baseball. The Oxford Companion to United States History 1 1910s Sports and games Society North America United States 1911 1911 Alfred Adler ends his association breaks with Sigmund Freud and forms his own school of psychology Adler, Alfred (1870–1937) Who's Who in the Twentieth Century 1 1910s Science Medicine Austria 1911 1911 The Russian prime minister Pyotr Stolypin is assassinated in a Kiev theatre Stolypin, Pyotr Arkadievich (14 Apr. 1862) A Dictionary of...

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