Moore, Addison Webster, 1866-1930

Moore, Addison Webster, 1866-1930



  • Existence: 1866 - 1930


Addison Webster Moore was born on July 30, 1866 in Plainfield, Indiana. He studied at DePauw University, earning a A.B. in 1890 and a 1893. He then studied at Cornell (1893–94) and took his Ph.D. in 1898 at the University of Chicago, attracted by John Dewey's arrival there. Moore took over the metaphysics and logoc courses at Chicago when Dewey left and became professor of philosophy there in 1910. Moore was a supporter of Dewey's instrumentalist version of pragmatism. He died on August 25, 1930.

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Addison Webster Moore papers

Identifier: MS-277
Date(s): 1898 to 1902

Addison Webster Moore (1866-1930), philosopher. The collection contains lecture notes, essays and other papers, published and unpublished, on various aspects of philosophy.