Walter Bowers Pillsbury

Psychologist, Author

1872 – 1960

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Who was Walter Bowers Pillsbury?

Walter Bowers Pillsbury was an American psychologist, born at Burlington, Iowa. He studied for two years at Penn College, Oskaloosa, Iowa, graduated from the University of Nebraska, and took his Ph.D. at Cornell University. Pillsbury taught at the University of Michigan after 1897, in 1905–1910 as junior professor of philosophy and director of the psychological laboratory and afterward as professor of psychology. In 1908–1909 he lectured at Columbia. He served as president of the Western Philosophical Association in 1907 and of the American Psychological Association in 1910. Besides contributing to the American Journal of Psychology and to The Philosophical Review, he translated, with Edward B. Titchener, Külpe's Introduction to Philosophy and published:

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The Psychology of Reasoning

The Essentials of Psychology

This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Gilman, D. C.; Thurston, H. T.; Moore, F., eds.. "". New International Encyclopedia. New York: Dodd, Mead.

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Born
Jul 21, 1872
Burlington
Also known as
  • W. Pillsbury
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Cornell University
Employment
  • University of Michigan
Lived in
  • Iowa
Died
Jun 3, 1960

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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