Everett J. Nelson

Fellow: Awarded 1939

Field of Study: Philosophy

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 10-18-1900

Died: 09-29-1988

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1939–40:

NELSON, EVERETT JOHN:  Appointed for an investigation of the metaphysical foundations of formal logic, and the construction of a system of intensional logic and the application thereof to the problems of logic and logistic; tenure, twelve months from September 1, 1939.

Born October 18, 1900, at Castel Rock, Washington.  Education:  University of Washington, A.B., 1923, A.M., 1925; Harvard University, A.M., 1928, Ph.D., 1929 (Sheldon Travelling Fellow, 1929–30).

Assistant Professor of Philosophy, 1930–34, Associate Professor, 1934—, University of Washington.

Publications:  Articles and reviews in Philosophical Review, Mind, Monist, Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society, Journal of Symbolic Logic, Philosophy of Science, Journal of Philosophy.

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