1 child, Katherine Urban. Bachelor of Arts, Wilson College, 1940. Master of Arts, Clolumbia University., 1942, Doctor of Philosophy, 1949.
Instructor Bklyn College, 1942-1948. Assistant professor Hofstra College, Hempstead, New York, 1949-1953, associate professor, 1953-1963. Professor Hofstra U. (formerly Hofstra College), 1963-1989, department chairman, 1980-1989, ret.Hofstra University, 1989.
Contributing editor: Readings in Philosophy, 1946.
Adventurous Idealism: The Philosophy of Alfred Lloyd, 1952. The Ethical Dimension, 1965.
In Pursuit of Awareness, 1967, After the Stroke: Coping With America"s Third Leading Cause of Death, 1991.
Member of American Association of University Professors, Long Island Philosophical Society (executive committee member), Society Advancement American Philosophy (program chairman 1976, executive committee member 1977-1979), American Philosophical Association, Phi Beta Kappa.
Married Justus Buchler Shirk, February 20, 1943. 1 child Katherine Urban.