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Arthur O. Lovejoy

Arthur O. LovejoyAKA Arthur Oncken Lovejoy

Born: 10-Oct-1873
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 30-Dec-1962
Location of death: Baltimore, MD
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Unitarian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Great Chain of Being

Father: (medical researcher)
Mother: (d. 1875 suicide by overdose)

    University: BA, University of California at Berkeley (1895)
    University: MA, Harvard University (1897)
    University: Sorbonne
    Professor: Stanford University (1899-1901)
    Professor: Washington University in St. Louis (1901-07)
    Professor: University of Missouri (1908-10)
    Professor: Philosophy, Johns Hopkins University (1910-38)

    Journal of the History of Ideas Founder (1940-)
    American Civil Liberties Union

Author of books:
The Revolt Against Dualism (1930)
Primitivism and Related Ideas in Antiquity (1935, with George Boas)
The Great Chain of Being: A Study of the History of an Idea (1936)
Essays in the History of Ideas (1948)
Reflections on Human Nature (1961)
The Reason, the Understanding, and Time (1961)


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