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Charles Sherover papers

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Biographical Note

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Biographical Materials

Writings

Professional, political, and religious organizations

Correspondences, personal and professional

Teaching Materials

Printed Materials


Charles Sherover papers, 1936-2005 | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center

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Collection Overview

Title: Charles Sherover papers, 1936-2005Add to your cart.

ID: 1/2/MSS 341

Primary Creator: Sherover, Charles M. (1922-2005)

Extent: 13.0 Boxes

Arrangement: Arranged into six series: (1) Biographical, (2) Writings, (3) Organizations, (4) Correspondence, (5) Teaching Materials, (6) Printed Materials.

Subjects: Philosophy, American - 20th century

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection consists college assignments and notes, writings and presentations of Dr. Sherover and other philosphers, his professional, political and religious organizations, correspondences, both personal and professional, Sherover's teaching materials, and printed materials, such as photocopies of newspaper and magazine articles related to his personal and professional interests.

Biographical Note

Born in 1922 in New York, Charles Milton Sherover graduated from Oberlin College, served in the Army Signal Corps during World War II, then did graduate studies at Northwestern University. He received his doctorate from New York University in philosophy.

He joined the faculty at Hunter College, University of New York, in 1963, where he became a full professor, served as Department Chair of the Philosophy Department, College Ombudsman and Chair of the Senate and Professor Emeritus in 1990. He also was a visiting professor at Emery University.

Dr. Sherover was instrumental in organizing the New York Young Republicans and served as President from 1950 to 1952. His father, Maxmillian (Max) Sherover, founded the Linguaphone Corporation of America. After his father's death, Charles assumed the Presidency of the Corporation and was responsible for introducing the first audio tape learning system for the Latin language. He founded the Educational Resources Corporation in 1965.

He was the author of numerous books, including Heidegger, Kant and Time (1971), The Human Experience of Time (1975), Time, Freedom and the Common Good (1989), From Kant and Royce to Heidegger (2003), and Are We IN Time, and Other Essays on Time and Temporality (2003).

He edited The Development of the Democratic Idea, and translated and edited Rousseau's Of the Social Contract and On Political Economy. He was a member of the American Philosphical Society, The Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy, The Society for Phenomenological and Existential Philosophy, The International Society for the Study of Time, and numerous other scholarly organizations.

Subject/Index Terms

Philosophy, American - 20th century

Administrative Information

Repository: Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center

Use Restrictions: Use Restrictions: To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the World Wide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult Special Collections Research Center to determine copyright holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original.

Acquisition Source: Gift

Preferred Citation: [Item], Charles Sherover papers, Special Collections Research Center, Southern Illionis University Carbondale.


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Series 3: Professional, political, and religious organizationsAdd to your cart.
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Folder 1: American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy ResearchAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: American Indian College FundAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: American Philosophical Association, Constitution, CorrespondencesAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: American Philosophical Association, Election DocumentsAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: American Unitarian YouthAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Committee For Pluralism in Philosophy, 1978Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Committee For Pluralism in Philosophy, 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Committee For Pluralism in Philosophy, 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Committee For Pluralism in Philosophy, 1981Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Committee For Pluralism in Philosophy, 1982Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Committee For Pluralism in Philosophy, 1983Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Committee For Pluralism in Philosophy, 1984Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Committee For Pluralism in Philosophy, 1985Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Committee For Pluralism in Philosophy, 1986Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Committee For Pluralism in Philosophy, 1987Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Committee For Pluralism in Philosophy, 1988Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Committee For Pluralism in Philosophy, 1989Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Committee For Pluralism in Philosophy, 1991-1993Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Committee For Pluralism in Philosophy, Mailing ListAdd to your cart.
Folder 20: Heidegger CircleAdd to your cart.
Folder 21: International Society For the Study of TimeAdd to your cart.
Folder 22: Metaphysical Society of AmericaAdd to your cart.
Folder 23: Metropolitan Area Council of Universal-Unitarian YouthAdd to your cart.
Folder 24: New York Young Republican Club, DocumentsAdd to your cart.
Folder 25: New York Young Republican Club, Magazine, Annual Ball, Club OfficersAdd to your cart.
Folder 26: New York Young Republican Club, National ConventionAdd to your cart.
Folder 27: New York Young Republicans Club, Further DocumentsAdd to your cart.
Folder 28: North American Association for the Study of Jean-Jacques RousseauAdd to your cart.
Folder 29: North American Kant SocietyAdd to your cart.
Folder 30: Society for the Advancement of American PhilosophyAdd to your cart.
Folder 31: The Society of Philosphers in America, 1986-1991Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Unitarian Church CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
Folder 33: Unitarian Church Bulletins, Pamphlets, Newsletters, SermonsAdd to your cart.
Folder 34: Unitarian Church Booklets and MagazinesAdd to your cart.
Folder 35: Young Adult Council, National Social Welfare AssemblyAdd to your cart.

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