Lepley, Ray (1903-) | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center
Name: Lepley, Ray (1903-)
Historical Note: Ray Lepley (1903-1973) received his Ph.D. from the International Institute, Teachers College, Columbia University in 1931. His graduate work, methodology in educational research, was under the direction of John Dewey, W. H. Kilpatrick and R. B. Raup. He joined the faculty of Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois in 1930. Lepley edited two important symposia volumes concerning value theory: Values: A Cooperative Inquiry (1949) and The Language of Value (1957). The earlier volume includes John Dewey's influential essay "The Field of Value."