David F. Bowers

David F. Bowers

Fellow: Awarded 1943
Field of Study: Philosophy

Competition: US & Canada

Princeton University

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

BOWERS, DAVID FREDERICK.  Appointed for studies of Ralph Waldo Emerson, from the point of view that his work represents a search for a philosophical justification of democracy; tenure, twelve months from August 1, 1943.

Born October 20, 1906, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  Education:  Capital University, A.B., 1929; Princeton University, A.M., 1930, Ph.D., 1932.

Instructor in Philosophy, 1934–38, Assistant Professor, 1938—, Princeton University; Instructor in Philosophy, 1938, Harvard University and Radcliffe College.

Publications:  Atomism, Empiricism and Skepticism, 1940. Co-editor of and contributor to The Heritage of Kant, 1939. Article in Journal of Philosophy.

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