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Donald Jacques Munro, American Philosopher, educator. Member of Executive Committee College Literature, Science and The Arts University of Michigan, 1986-1989. Served to Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1953-1957. Member Association for Asian Studies (China and Inner Asia Council 1970-1972), Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy.

Background

Munro, Donald Jacques was born on March 5, 1931 in New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States. Son of Thomas B. and Lucile (Nadler) Munro.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Harvard University, 1953;Doctor of Philosophy (Ford Foundation fellow), Columbia University, 1964.

Career

Assistant professor philosophy, University of Michigan, 1964-1968;associate professor, University of Michigan, 1968-1973;professor philosophy, University of Michigan, 1973-1996;professor philosophy and Asian languages, University of Michigan, 1990-1996;professor emeritus philosophy and Chinese, since 1996;department chairman Asian languages and cultures, University of Michigan, 1993-1995;visiting research philosopher, Center for Chinese Studies, University of California, Berkeley, 1969-1970;associate, Center for Chinese Studies, University of Michigan, since 1964;Chairman of Commission on studies of Chinese civilization, American Council Learned Socs., 1979-1981. Member Committee on Scholarly Communication with People's Republic China, 1978-1982, China Council of Asia Society, 1977-1980, Committee on Advanced Study inChina, 1978-1982, National Committee on United States-China Rels., National Faculty of Humanities, Arts and Sciences, since 1986. Evans-Wentz lecturer Stanford University, 1970.

Fritz lecturer U. Washington, 1980. Gilbert Ryle lecturer Trent U., Ontario, 1983;John Dewey lecturer U. Vermont, 1989. Visiting Research.scholar Chinese Academy Social Sciences Institute Philosophy, Beijing, 1983, department philosophy Beijing U., 1990.

Works

Membership

Member of Executive Committee College Literature, Science and The Arts University of Michigan, 1986-1989. Served to Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1953-1957. Member Association for Asian Studies (China and Inner Asia Council 1970-1972), Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy.

Connections

Married Ann Maples Patterson, March 3, 1956. 1 child, Sarah de la Roche.

father:
Thomas B. Munro

mother:
Lucile (Nadler) Munro

spouse:
Ann Maples Patterson