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Philosophy educator

Forest Warnyr Hansen, American philosophy educator. Harvard scholar, 1949-1953; Gilman fellow Johns Hopkin's University, 1960-1963, National Endowment of the Humanities fellow, 1970-1971. With United States Army, 1954-1955. Member American Philosophical Association, American Society for Aesthetics, American School Classical Study of Athens, Phi Sigma Tau, Kappa Phi Kappa.

Background

Hansen, Forest Warnyr was born on July 23, 1931 in Springfield, Illinois, United States. Son of William R. and Gertrude (Spillum) Hansen.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in English, Harvard University, 1953. Master of Arts in English, University Wisconsin, 1957. Doctor of Philosophy in Philosophy, Johns Hopkin's University, 1967.

Career

Instructor in English, Stetson U., DeLand, Florida, 1957-1959;junior instructor, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1961-1963;instructor in English, U. Baltimore, 1962-1963;instructor, Lake Forest (Illinois) College, 1963-1967;assistant professor, Lake Forest (Illinois) College, 1967-1969;associate professor, Lake Forest (Illinois) College, 1969-1974;professor, Lake Forest (Illinois) College, since 1974. Department chairman philosophy Lake Forest College, 1966-1977, 90-92, director program in Greece, 1971, 78, 82, 84, 87, 88, 93.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Consultant editor Philosophy of Music Education Review. Author poems, articles in philosophy and education.

Membership

With United States Army, 1954-1955. Member American Philosophical Association, American Society for Aesthetics, American School Classical Study of Athens, Phi Sigma Tau, Kappa Phi Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sports, traveling.

Connections

Married Valerie Lamont, September 23, 1978. Children: Marni, Jay, Judd.

father:
William R. Hansen

mother:
Gertrude (Spillum) Hansen

spouse:
Valerie Lamont

children:
Marni Hansen

Jay Hansen

Judd Hansen