Marvin Farber

Fellow: Awarded 1944

Field of Study: Philosophy

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 12-14-1901

Died: 11-24-1980

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1943–44:

FARBER, MARVIN. Appointed for research on a program for constructive philosophy, involving a discussion of the merits and limitations of the various philosophical methods in relationship to specific problems and the development of a set of directive and regulative theses; tenure, twelve months from February 1, 1945.

Born December 14, 1901, Buffalo, New York.  Education:  University of Buffalo, 1918–20; Harvard University, S.B., 1922, Ph.D., 1925 (Sheldon Fellow); Universities of Berlin, Freiburg, Heidelberg, 1922–24, 1926–27.

Instructor in Philosophy, 1925–26, Ohio State University; Instructor in Philosophy, 1927–28, Assistant Professor, 1928–30, Professor, 1930—, Chairman of the Department, 1937—, University of Buffalo.

Publications:  Phenomenology as a Method and as a Philosophical Discipline, 1928; The Foundation of Phenomenology, 1943. Editor of and contributor to Philosophical Essays in Memory of Edmund Husserl, 1940; Editor of Philosophy and Phenomenological Research. Contributor to The Twentieth Century Philosophy, 1943. Articles and reviews in Philosophical Review, Journal of Philosophy, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, Philosophy of Science, Philosophic Abstracts.