Ralph Monroe Eaton

Fellow: Awarded 1926

Field of Study: Philosophy

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 06-28-1892

Died: 04-13-1932

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1926–27:

Eaton, Ralph Monroe: Appointed for a study of philosophy, particularly the theory of knowledge in its relation to logic and metaphysics, with Professor E. Husserl and the phenomenological school of German philosophers, principally at the University of Freiburg, Germany; and for the writing in English of a critical account of the philosophy of this school; tenure, twelve months from July 1, 1926.

Born June 28, 1892, at Stockton, California. Education: University of California, Litt. B., 1914; Harvard University, A.M., 1915, Ph.D., 1917.

Assistant in Philosophy, 1915–16, Instructor, 1919–20, Instructor and Tutor in Philosophy, 1920–16, Assistant Professor, 1926—, Harvard University; Instrucor and Tutor in Philosophy, 1922–26, Assistant Professor, 1926—, Radcliffe College.

Publications: “Symbolism and Truth,” 1925; articles and reviews in Journal of Philosophy, Philosophical Review, Musical Quarterly, Saturday Review of Literature, Monist, International Journal of Ethics.