Sidney Morgenbesser

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Birthday
22, 1921
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Aug 1, 2004 (82)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
22, 1921
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Aug 1, 2004 (82)

About

Philosopher who taught such future notables as Jerry Fodor, Raymond Geuss, Robert Nozick, and Derek Parfit.

Before Fame

He completed his graduate studies at the University of Pennsylvania where he wrote his senior thesis under the direction of prolific philosopher Nelson Goodman.

Trivia

He was one of the original founders of the Society for Philosophy and Public Affairs.

Family Life

He was born and raised in New York City.

Associated With

He taught at Columbia University for numerous years, which was where author Eric Bell once studied.