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educator , Philosopher

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

  • Other Work

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

Membership

Member of Illinois Philosophical Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, chess.

Connections

father:
Harry Shiner

mother:
Natalie (Schaeffer) Shiner