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This Festschrift seeks to honor 3 hugely extraordinary students within the division of Philosophy, college of Michigan: William okay. Frankena, Charles L. Stevenson, and Richard B. Brandt. every one has made major con­ tributions to the philosophic literature, really within the box of ethics. Michigan has been lucky in having 3 such unique and effective ethical philosophers serving ob its college at the same time. but they stand in an extended culture of excellence, either in the division and within the collage. allow us to hint that culture in short. The collage of Michigan opened in 184l.lts division of Literature, technological know-how, and the humanities at the beginning resembled a standard American collage ofthat interval, with non secular and moral indoctrination taking part in a principal function in path choices. but if Henry Tappan, a Presbyterian clergyman and Professor of philosophy, turned President in 1852, he succeeded in transferring the emphasis from indoctrination to inquiry and scholarship. although he was once disregarded for his rules in 1863, Tappan's efforts to set up a vast and liberal curriculum prevailed. Michigan used to be to take its position one of the prime academic associations during this state, and to accomplish a world recognition as a examine heart. numerous prior philosophers are valuable of point out the following. George Sylvester Morris, an absolute idealist, joined the dept in 1881, having served from 1870 as Chairman of the dept of contemporary Languages and Literature. He assumed the Chairmanship of Philosophy in 1884.

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