John R. Reid

John R. Reid

Fellow: Awarded 1943
Field of Study: Philosophy

Competition: US & Canada

Stanford University

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

REID, JOHN ROBERT.  Appointed for studies in moral philosophy, in particular the writing of a book on “The Symbols of Morality”; tenure, twelve months from September 1, 1943.

Born January 13, 1904, Atlanta, Georgia.  Education:  Muskingum College, 1922–23; Columbia University, 1923–24; University of California, Ph.D., 1936.

James Sutton Memorial Travelling Fellow, 1932–33; Teaching Fellow in Philosophy, 1933–35, University of California; Sterling Fellow in Philosophy, 1936–37, Yale University; Assistant Professor of Philosophy, 1937–41, Associate Professor, 1941—, Stanford University. Visiting Professor of Philosophy, University of British Columbia, Summer, 1940.

Publications:  A Theory of Value, 1938. Articles in Journal of Philosophy, International Journal of Ethics, Frontiers of Democracy, California Parent-Teacher.

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