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philosophy of biology educator

August Edward Manier, American Philosophy of biology educator. Fellow National Humanities Institute, University of Chicago, 1977-1978; grantee National Science Foundation, 1981-1982, 87-88.


Manier, August Edward was born on April 7, 1931 in Versailles, Ohio, United States. Son of Francis Vitalis and Whilma Anna (Grillot) Manier.


Bachelor of Science with high honors, University Notre Dame, 1953. Doctor of Philosophy, St. Louis University, 1961.


Lecturer, Webster College, Webster Groves, Missouri, 1956-1959;instructor philosophy of biology, U. Notre Dame, Indiana, 1959-1961;assistant professor, U. Notre Dame, Indiana, 1961-1967;associate professor, U. Notre Dame, Indiana, 1967-1988;professor, U. Notre Dame, Indiana, since 1988. National Endowment for Humanities visiting fellow Cambridge (England) University, 1971-1972.



Precinct committeeman South Bend (Indiana) Democratic Committee, 1970-1980. President Woods and Wedge Neighborhood Association, South Bend, 1975-1977, East Side Little League Baseball, 1981-1983. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science (secretary history and philosophy of science since 1989), American Philosophical Association, Philosophy of Science Association, History of Science Society, Society for Social Studies of Science.


Married Dorothy Frances Hickey, June 18, 1955 (divorced June 1983). Children: Michael, David, Maureen, August Edward Junior, John, Daniel, Jeremy. Married Jenny Ann Pitts, October 18, 1985.

Francis Vitalis Manier

Whilma Anna (Grillot) Manier

Dorothy Frances Hickey

Jenny Ann Pitts

Michael Manier

David Manier

Maureen Manier

August Edward Junior Manier

John Manier

Daniel Manier

Jeremy Manier