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Philosopher

Bernd Magnus, American philosopher. Guggenheim fellow, 1981-1982; grantee Humanities Institute, 1973, 76; grantee National Endowment Humanities, 1981, 85. Member American Philosophical Association (chairman program committee 1972-1974, executive committee 1973-1974), North America Nietzsche Society (co-founder 1979, executive secretary 1981), Society Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy.

Background

Magnus, Bernd was born on December 28, 1937 in Danzig, Germany. Came to United States, 1947, naturalized, 1952. Son of Walter and Elisabeth (Wasserberg) Magnus.

Education

Bachelor in Philosophy, Hunter College, New York City, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1967.

Career

Instructor German, then instructor philosophy Fairleigh Dickinson University, Rutherford, New Jersey, 1960-1965. Assistant professor University Akron, Ohio, 1965-1968. Professor philosophy, chairman department University California, Riverside, since 1968, associate dean College Humanities and Social Sciences, since 1986.

Membership

Member American Philosophical Association (chairman program committee 1972-1974, executive committee 1973-1974), North America Nietzsche Society (co-founder 1979, executive secretary 1981), Society Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy.

Connections

Married Lore Karen Woodcock, August 19, 1972. Children– David Christopher, Victoria Robin.

father:
Walter Magnus

mother:
Elisabeth (Wasserberg) Magnus

spouse:
Lore Karen Woodcock

children:
Victoria Robin Magnus

David Christopher Magnus