Philosopher credited with promoting the advancement of the Phenomenogical Movement in the United States.
His doctoral dissertation on Law and Morality was supervised by phenomenologist Alexander Pfänder.
His memory and vast intellectual contributions were honored by Washington University with its establishment of a series of lectures on phenomenology.
He died in St. Louis, Missouri, of leukemia.
He and writer Patrick Suskind both attended the University of Munich, albeit at different times.