Philip Blair Rice

Fellow: Awarded 1943

Field of Study: Philosophy

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 05-08-1904

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

RICE, PHILIP BLAIR.  Appointed for studies in ethics, in particular the writing of a book on a theory of value; tenure, twelve months from September 20, 1943.

Born May 8, 1904, Martinsville, Indiana.  Education:  University of Illinois, 1921–22; Indiana University, A.B., 1925; University of Oxford, B.A., 1928 (Rhodes Scholar, Balliol College).

Instructor in Philosophy, 1930–37, Assistant Professor, 1937–38, University of Cincinnati; Associate Professor of Philosophy, Kenyon College, 1938—. Managing Editor, Kenyon Review, 1938—.

Publications:  Articles in Symposium, Journal of Philosophy, Nation, International Journal of Ethics, Kenyon Review, Poetry, Ethics, American Oxonian. Contributor to Literary Opinion in America, 1937; The Philosophy of George Santayana, 1940.

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