Otis H. Lee

Otis H. Lee

Fellow: Awarded 1940
Field of Study: Philosophy

Competition: US & Canada

Vassar College

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

LEE, OTIS HAMILTON:  Appointed for the writing of a book on the nature of philosophic inquiry; tenure, twelve months from September 1, 1940.

Born September 28, 1902, at Montevideo, Minnesota.  Education:  Fargo College, 1920–22; University of Minnesota, B.A., 1924; University of Oxford, B.A., 1926 (Rhodes Scholar, St. John’s College); Harvard University, Ph.D., 1930 (Austin Fellow, 1929–30); University of Kiel, 1933–34; University of Freiburg, Summer, 1934.

Instructor in Philosophy, 1927–29, University of Michigan; Instructor and Tutor in Philosophy, 1930–33, 1934–35, Harvard University; Associate Professor of Philosophy, 1935–38, Pomona College; Professor of Philosophy and Chairman of the Department, 1938—, Vassar College.

Publications:  Editor and contributor, Philosophical Essays for Alfred North Whitehead. Articles in Philosophical Review, International Journal of Ethics, Archive of Philosophy and Theory of Knowledge, Journal of Philosophy, Philosophy of Science.

Scroll to Top