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Eames, S. Morris (Samuel Morris) (1916-1986) | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center

Name: Eames, S. Morris (Samuel Morris) (1916-1986)

Historical Note: Dr. S. Morris Eames, born in 1916, was a distinguished scholar in American Philosophical thought and taught at several schools in the country like Culver/Stockton (Missouri) College, University of Missouri at Columbia, Washington University in St. Louis, and at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. He was a devoted teacher, and was particularly concerned with philosophy in general education. He has authored several books of critical relevance in the field of philosophy; notable among his works are The Philosophy of Alexander Campbell and Pragmatic Naturalism. He co-authored the book Logical Methods with his wife, Elizabeth Ramsden Eames, who also taught at Southern Illinois University. Both Morris and Elizabeth were avid readers of and writers on Dewey. He was also the past President of the Missouri Philosophical Association, as well as a participant in the Association of American University Professors, the Association for the Development of Philosophy Teaching, the Society for Philosophy of Creativity, and the World Congress of Philosophy. Eames died in 1986.
Note Author: Elizabeth Hartman

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