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Weiss, Paul, (1901-2002.) | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center

Name: Weiss, Paul, (1901-2002.)


Historical Note: Paul Weiss, one of America's foremost philosophers, a noted modern metaphysician and a distinguished teacher is the author of a number of a books and articles in various fields of philosophy including ontology, epistemology, cosmology, and logic.  Aside from the philosophical issues, he also wrote on public life, poetry, painting, hockey, history and humor.  Paul Weiss was a founding member and first president of the Charles S. Pierce Society, the founder and first president of the Metaphysical Association, and has served as a consultant for the Great Books Program and the Institute for Philosophical Research.
Sources: A.J. Reck, The New American Philosophers, Baton Rouge:  Louisiana State University Press, 1968; These Distinguished Scholars, State University of New York, 1969-1970; and Weiss' autobiographical remarks in his Philosophy in Process, vol. 7.





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