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George W. Shields

George W. Shields, American philosophy educator. Grantee Bingham Foundation University Louisville, 1976, National Endowment of the Humanities, 1988, 89; named visiting scholar Center for Process Studies, 1991, Disciples House scholar University Chicago, 1977-1979. Member American Philosophical Association, American Academy Religion, Kentucky Philosophical Association (president 1987-1988), Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

  • Shields, George W. was born on April 22, 1951 in Louisville. Son of George W. Junior and Clarice A. (Lane) Shields.

  • Education

    • Bachelor with high honors, University Louisville, 1973. Master of Arts, University Louisville, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1981.

      Postgraduate, Oxford University, 1983.

    Career

    • Assistant professorial lecturer University Louisville, 1981-1982, 83-85. Visiting assistant professor Indiana University Southeast, New Albany, 1982-1983. Assistant professor Kentucky State University, Frankfort, 1985-1988, coordinator philosophy program, 1986-1993, associate professor, 1988-1993.

      Professor philosophy, chair Division Literature, Language and Philosophy, since 1993.

    Works

    • Author: (study guide) Basic Mathematical Logic, 1990. Co-editor, co-author: Essays in Honor of Eugene H. Peters, 1987, Science, Technology and Religious Ideas, 1994. Co-editor: Proceedings of Institute for Liberal Studies, Vols.

      1-6, 1990-1995. Contributor articles to professional publications.

    Religion

    Denomination: Christian Church

    Membership

    Member American Philosophical Association, American Academy Religion, Kentucky Philosophical Association (president 1987-1988), Phi Kappa Phi.

    Connections

    • Married Marsha V.R. Henry, November 1, 1985. 1 child, Kirsten Lorraine.
    • father: George W. Shields Junior
    • mother: Clarice A. (Lane) Shields
    • spouse: Marsha V.R. Henry
    • child: Kirsten Lorraine Shields
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    Born April 22, 1951
    (age 66)
    Nationality
    • 1973
      University Louisville
    • 1975
      University Louisville
    • 1981
      University Chicago
    • 1983
      Oxford University
    • 1981 - 1982
      Assistant, professorial lecturer University Louisville
    • 1982 - 1983
      visiting assistant, professor Indiana University Southeast
      New Albany, Indiana, United States
    • 1985 - 1988
      assistant, professor Kentucky State University
      Frankfort, Kentucky, United States
    • 1993
      professor, philosophy
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