American philosopher remembered for co-authoring the essay Meaning from 1975 with Michael Polanyi.
He was unable to attend college because of his financial background and because he had neglected to take Latin.
He served in the U.S. Army during the 1940s as a supply sergeant in New Guinea and the Philippines.
His father was a grocer.
He and coach Tony Hinkle were both born in Logansport, Indiana.