Monroe Beardsley

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Birthday
10, 1915
Birthplace
Connecticut
Death Date
Sep 18, 1985 (69)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
10, 1915
Birthplace
Connecticut
Death Date
Sep 18, 1985 (69)

About

Art and aesthetics philosopher who spent his nearly forty-year university teaching career at Swarthmore College and Temple University. His publications include Aesthetics: A Short History and Practical Logic.

Before Fame

He obtained both his Bachelor's degree and his Ph.D. from Yale University.

Trivia

He was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1976.

Family Life

He and his wife Elizabeth were hired to edit the Foundations of Philosophy, a book published by Prentice-Hall.

Associated With

He and feminist philosopher Judith Butler both attended Yale University.