Lewis White Beck

Philosopher, Award Winner

1913 – 1997

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Who was Lewis White Beck?

Lewis White Beck was an American philosopher and scholar of German philosophy. Beck was Burbank Professor of Intellectual and Moral Philosophy at the University of Rochester and served as the Philosophy Department chair there from 1949 to 1966. He translated several of Immanuel Kant's works, including the Critique of Practical Reason, and was the author of Studies in The Philosophy of Kant.

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Born
Sep 26, 1913
Griffin
Also known as
  • Lewis Beck
  • Lewis W. Beck
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • PhD, Duke University
    Philosophy
    ( - 1937)
  • Emory University
Lived in
  • Rochester
    ( - 1997/06/07)
Died
Jun 7, 1997
Rochester

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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