American philosopher who was consumed with subjects like the philosophy of the mind.
He pursued his graduate studies at Harvard University. He served in the United States Navy from 1942 until 1945.
He met both G.E. Moore and Ludwig Wittgenstein while attending Cambridge University.
He was raised in Selden, Kansas. He had a son, Raymond Charles Malcolm, with his wife Leonida.
He studied Philosophy as an undergraduate at the University of Nebraska where cartoonist S. Clay Wilson also studied.