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Philosophy educator

George W. Shields, American philosophy educator. Grantee Bingham Foundation University Louisville, 1976, National Endowment of the Humanities, 1988, 89; named visiting scholar Center for Process Studies, 1991, Disciples House scholar University Chicago, 1977-1979. Member American Philosophical Association, American Academy Religion, Kentucky Philosophical Association (president 1987-1988), Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

Shields, George W. was born on April 22, 1951 in Louisville. Son of George W. Junior and Clarice A. (Lane) Shields.

Education

Bachelor with high honors, University Louisville, 1973. Master of Arts, University Louisville, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1981.

Postgraduate, Oxford University, 1983.

Career

Assistant professorial lecturer, U. Louisville, 1981-1982, 83-85;visiting assistant professor, Indiana U. S.E., New Albany, 1982-1983;assistant professor, Kentucky State University, Frankfort, 1985-1988;coordinator philosophy program, Kentucky State University, Frankfort, 1986-1993;associate professor, Kentucky State University, Frankfort, 1988-1993;professor philosophy, chair Division Literature, Language and Philosophy, since 1993.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: (study guide) Basic Mathematical Logic, 1990. Co-editor, co-author: Essays in Honor of Eugene H. Peters, 1987, Science, Technology and Religious Ideas, 1994. Co-editor: Proceedings of Institute for Liberal Studies, Vols.

      1-6, 1990-1995. Contributor articles to professional publications.

Membership

Member American Philosophical Association, American Academy Religion, Kentucky Philosophical Association (president 1987-1988), Phi Kappa Phi.

Connections

Married Marsha V.R. Henry, November 1, 1985. 1 child, Kirsten Lorraine.

father:
George W. Shields Junior

mother:
Clarice A. (Lane) Shields

spouse:
Marsha V.R. Henry

child:
Kirsten Lorraine Shields