Alan Gewirth

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Birthday
28, 1912
Birthplace
New Zealand
Death Date
May 9, 2004 (91)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
28, 1912
Birthplace
New Zealand
Death Date
May 9, 2004 (91)

About

Known for ethical rationalism from which he derived the Principle of Generic Consistency.

Before Fame

He attended Columbia University and graduated with honors in Philosophy.

Trivia

He had several writings in moral and political philosophy, including Reason and Morality from 1978, Human Rights: Essays on Justification and Applications from 1982, and Self-Fulfillment from 1998.

Family Life

He fathered five children and had five grandchildren.

Associated With

He and Alan Watts were contemporaries.