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Urban, Wilbur Marshall, 1873-1952

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1873 - 1952

Wilbur Marshall Urban was born on March 27, 1873 in Mt. Joy, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Princeton University in 1895, from the University of Leipzig in 1897 and from Yale in 1931. Urban was an American philosopher of language, influenced by Ernst Cassirer. He wrote also on religion, axiology, ethics and idealism. From 1920-1931, Urban was the Stone Professor of Philosophy at Dartmouth College and from 1925-1926, President of the American Philosophical Association. In 1941, he succeeded Cassirer as a professor at Yale University. Urban died in 1952.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

"The Intelligible World" typescript

MS-174
 Collection
Identifier: MS-174
Overview "The Intelligible World" (1929). The collection contains the typescript carbon of the book by Wilbur M. Urban.