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Analysis and Metaphysics

Essays in Honor of R. M. Chisholm

  • Keith Lehrer

Part of the Philosophical Studies Series in Philosophy book series (PSSP, volume 4)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-X
  2. A Tribute

    1. Richard Taylor
      Pages 1-8
  3. Epistemology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 9-9
    2. James W. Cornman
      Pages 11-33
    3. James F. Ross
      Pages 35-55
    4. Keith Lehrer
      Pages 57-74
    5. Marsha Hanen
      Pages 93-128
    6. John V. Canfield
      Pages 129-144
    7. Thomas J. Steel
      Pages 145-150
  4. Metaphysics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 151-151
    2. Richard Cartwright
      Pages 153-171
    3. Timothy J. Duggan
      Pages 173-187
    4. Richard B. Arnaud
      Pages 189-208
    5. Major L. Johnson Jr.
      Pages 209-226
  5. Ethics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 227-227
    2. J. T. Stevenson
      Pages 229-253
    3. Fred Feldman
      Pages 255-271
    4. James W. Lamb
      Pages 273-282
    5. John Donnelly
      Pages 283-298
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 299-317

About this book

Introduction

AND BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH This collection of essays in honor of Roderick M. Chisholm is the work of his former students. The book was conceived and the original con­ tributors invited by Richard Taylor. We restricted the contributors to former students of Chisholm as a special tribute to his acknowledged as a teacher of philosophy. The profundity of his contributions to genius epistemology and metaphysics are acknowledged throughout the phil­ osophical world. Those who have been present at his lectures and semi­ nars, who have been incited to philosophical cerebration by the clarity and precision of his exposition, know that his impact on contemporary philosophy far exceeds the influence of the written word. It is, we think, appropriate that his students should reserve for themselves the privilege of honoring Chisholm in this way as his 60th birthday draws near. The tribute paid to Chisholm in Taylor's essay conveys a personal impression. I shall, consequently, refrain from personal reminiscence here, and instead, mention some of the highlights of an illustrious life. Chisholm was born on November 27, 1916 in North Attleboro, Massachu­ setts. He married Eleanor F. Parker in 1943 and raised three children with her. He received an A. B. from Brown in 1938, a Ph. D. from Harvard in 1942, and served in the U. S. Army from 1942 to 1946.

Keywords

epistemology ethics metaphysics philosophy

Editors and affiliations

  • Keith Lehrer
    • 1
  1. 1.University of ArizonaUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-010-9098-8
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1975
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-90-277-1193-9
  • Online ISBN 978-94-010-9098-8
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