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Warner Arms Wick

Warner Arms Wick, American educator. Member American Philosophical Association (Executive Committee Western div. 1957-1960), Metaphys. Society American, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Wick, Warner Arms was born on May 19, 1911 in Youngstown, Ohio, United States. Son of James Lippincott and Clare (Dryer) Wick.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Williams College, 1932. Bachelor of Arts, Oxford (England) University, 1934. Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1941.

    Career

    • Instructor philosophy Central Young Men’s Christian Association College, Chicago, 1936-1937, assistant professor, 1937-1943. Visiting assistant professor Dartmouth College, 1941-1942. Assistant superintendent Falcon Bronze Company, Youngstown, 1943-1944, assistant general manager production, 1944-1946, director, 1946-1953.

      Assistant professor philosophy University of Chicago, 1946-1952, associate professor, 1952-1958, professor, from 1958, William Rainey Harper professor humanities, from 1974, dean of students div. humanities, 1950-1953, associate dean college, chairman council advanced general studies, 1959-1963, dean students, 1962-1967, master humanities collegiate div., associate dean div. humanities, 1971-1974. Visiting research fellow Princeton University, 1956-1957. Board of directors International House Association, 1937-1941.

      Board of Governors International House, Chicago, 1962-1975, vice chairman, 1972-1974. Trustee Art institute Chicago, from 1966, vice Chairman of Commission on school, 1967-1975, chairman, from 1975, trustee Beloit College, from 1960. Board directors George M. Pullman Ednl.

      Foundation, from 1965, secretary, from 1972.

    Works

    • Author: Metaphysics and the New Logic, 1942. Co-editor Ethics, 1967-1973, editor, from 1974.

    Membership

    Member American Philosophical Association (Executive Committee Western div. 1957-1960), Metaphys. Society American, Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Elisabeth Wills, September 12, 1936. Children: James Lippincott, Laura Bardsley, John Dryer.
    • father: James Lippincott Wick
    • mother: Clare (Dryer) Wick
    • spouse: Mary Elisabeth Wills
    • children: James Lippincott Wick
    • Laura Bardsley Wick
    • John Dryer Wick
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    Born March 19, 1911
    Died March 28, 1985
    (aged 74)
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