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us: Hendel, Charles William, 1890-1982



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    • us: Hendel, Charles W. (Charles William), 1890-1982
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    • found: Studies in the philosophy of David Hume, 1925: title page (Charles William Hendel, Jr.)
    • found: Gale biography in context WWW site, Feb. 27, 2012 (Charles William Hendel; b. Dec. 16, 1890, Reading, PA; d. Nov. 12, 1982, Salt Lake City, UT; Clark Professor of Moral Philosophy and Metaphysics at Yale University, 1940-1959)
    • found: The philosophy of Kant and our modern world : four lectures delivered at Yale University commemorating the 150th anniversary of the death of Inmanuel Kant, 1957: title page (edited by Charles W. Hendel)
    • found: Civilization & religion: an argument about values in human life, 1948: title page (Charles W. Hendel)
    • found: The Hume Society, via WWW, April 16, 2015 (Charles W. Hendel (1890 - 1982); Charles William Hendel, Jr. was born on December 16, 1890, in Reading, PA, and graduated from Princeton University in 1913; after studying at Marburg and Paris he earned a Ph. D. from Princeton in 1917; he served in the U.S. Army infantry until 1918, where he reached the rank of second lieutenant; he subsequently taught philosophy at Williams College, and then at Princeton until 1929; from 1929 until 1940 Hendel was professor of moral philosophy and then dean of the faculty of arts and science at McGill University in Montreal; he joined the faculty at Yale in 1940 as Clark Professor of Moral Philosophy and Metaphysics and chairman of the philosophy department; he was elected president of the American Philosophical Association (Eastern Division) in 1939, and served as president of the American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy from 1959 to 1961; Hendel was appointed Gifford Lecturer in Natural Theology at Glasgow University for the academic session of 1962 to 1963; he died on November 18, 1982; Charles Hendel was a leading Hume scholar)
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