The Carus Lectures are a prestigious series of three lectures presented over three . 1945 Morris R. Cohen "The Meaning of Human History".
The Carus Lectures are a prestigious series of three lectures presented over three consecutive days in plenary sessions at a divisional meeting of the American Philosophical Association. The series was founded in 1925 with John Dewey as the inaugural presenter. The series is named in honor of Paul Carus by Mary Carus and is published by Open Court. In his introduction to the inaugural speech, Hartley Burr Alexander praised the series as an unusual opportunity of presenting ideas "with no institutional atmosphere to further the free play of the mind upon all phases of life.
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1945 Morris R. Ducasse "Nature, Mind, and Death". 1953 J. Loewenberg "Reason and the Nature of Things". In metaphysics, realism about a given object is the view that this object exists in reality independently of our conceptual scheme. The Howison Lectures in Philosophy are a lecture series established in 1919 by friends and former students of George Howison, who served as the Mills Professor of Intellectual and Moral Philosophy and Civil Polity at the University of California, Berkeley.
Morris Raphael Cohen The American philosopher Morris Raphael Cohen (1880-1947) distinguished himself as. .
Morris Raphael Cohen The American philosopher Morris Raphael Cohen (1880-1947) distinguished himself as an expositor of the nature of a liberal society, as a teacher, and as a defender of academic freedom. In his work The Meaning of Human History (1947) he develops the theory that human history is expressed by a cyclical process of fruition and degeneration, not by a lineal progression. The optimistic note in this otherwise discouraging view is that Truth, despite its continuous repression and opposition, succeeds in reasserting itself from time to time. Similar views are expressed in his collection of essays The Faith of a Liberal (1946).
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He wrote in the Preface to this 1987 book, When I wrote ‘Reason, Truth and History,’ I described my purpose as breaking the stranglehold which a number of dichotomies have on our thinking, chief among them the dichotomy between ‘objective’ and ‘subjective’ views of truth and reaso. he invitation to give the Paul Carus Lectures at the December 1985 meeting of the American Philosophical Associatio. rovided me with the opportunity to further specify the alternative that I see to metaphysical realist views of reality and truth, on the one hand, and to cultural relativist ones, on the other.
The Carus Lectures are a prestigious series of three lectures presented .
Morris Raphael Cohen was an American philosopher, lawyer, and legal scholar. After graduating in 1900, Cohen continued his pursuit of philosophy, discovering in Bertrand Russell's Principles of Mathematics a "renewed faith" in logic. In 1904 the Ethical Culture Society awarded Cohen a fellowship to do graduate work at Harvard.
Series II: WRITINGS BY COHEN AND STUDENTS' PAPERS, 1898-1938, Cohen's manuscripts include holograph and typescript drafts. The drafts include both preliminary and later stages of The Meaning of Human History, American Thought, Faith of a Liberal, and A Preface to Logic.
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