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David Shiner

David Shiner, Israeli philosopher, educator. Recipient Top Instructor Humanities award, Shimer College, 1978-1981, 1983-1984; fellowship, National Endowment of the Humanities, 1982. Member of Illinois Philosophical Association.

Background

  • Shiner, David was born on July 26, 1951 in Tiberias, Israel. Arrived in United States, 1952, naturalized, 1952. Son of Harry and Natalie (Schaeffer) Shiner.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Philosophy, Temple University, 1973. Master of Arts in Philosophy, Temple University, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy in Philosophy, Pacific Western University, 1983.

    Career

    • Faculty Shimer College, Waukegan, Illinois, since 1976. Director Shimer College, Oxford, England, 1979—1980. Program, 1983—1984; co-director Young Scholars Program, since 1982.

    Works

    • Author (monograph): The New Science of Gregory Bateson, 1983.

    Membership

    Member of Illinois Philosophical Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Music, chess.

    Connections

    • father: Harry Shiner
    • mother: Natalie (Schaeffer) Shiner
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    Born July 26, 1951
    (age 66)
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    • 1973
      Temple University
    • 1974
      Temple University
    • 1983
      Pacific Western University
    • 1976
      Faculty Shimer College
      Waukegan, Illinois, United States