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Morris Raphael Cohen

Born: 25-Jul-1880
Birthplace: Minsk, Russia
Died: 28-Jan-1947
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Philosopher

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Reason and Nature

Father: Abraham Mordecai Cohen (b. 1847, d. 1934)
Mother: Bessie Farfel (b. 1848, d. 1936)
Wife: Mary Ryshpan (m. 13-Jun-1906, d. 11-Jun-1942, two sons, one daughter)
Son: Felix S. Cohen
Son: Victor W. Cohen
Daughter: Leonora Davidson Cohen Rosenfield

    University: BS, City College of New York (1900)
    University: Columbia University
    University: PhD, Harvard University (1906)
    Professor: Philosophy, City College of New York (1912-38)
    Professor: Law, University of Chicago (1938-41)

    Jewish Academy of Arts and Sciences President
    Phi Beta Kappa Society

Author of books:
Reason and Nature (1931)
Law and the Social Order (1933)
An Introduction to Logic and the Scientific Method (1934, with Ernest Nagel)
The Faith of a Liberal (1945)
A Preface to Logic (1945)
The Meaning of Human History (1947)
A Dreamer's Journey (1949, memoir)
Reason and Law (1950)
American Thought: A Critical Sketch (1954)


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