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educator , Philosopher , writer

James Henry Fetzer, American philosopher, educator, writer. Recipient Dickinson prize Princeton University, 1962, Medal of University Helsinki, Finland, 1990; National Science Foundation Research fellowship, 1979-1980.


Fetzer, James Henry was born on December 6, 1940 in Pasadena, California. Son of Henry Junior and Eleanor Atwood (Waterhouse) Fetzer.


Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy magna cum laude, Princeton University, 1962; Master of Arts in History and Philosophy of Science, Indiana University, 1968; Doctor of Philosophy in History and Philosophy of Science, Indiana University, 1970; Postgrad., Columbia University, 1969.


Assistant professor University Kentucky, Lexington, 1970-1977. Visiting associate professor University Virginia, Charlottesville, 1977-1978, University Cincinnati, 1978-1979, visiting National Science Foundation research professor, 1979-1980. Visiting lecturer University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1980-1981.

Visiting associate professor New College of University South Florida, Sarasota, 1981-1983, MacArthur visiting distinguished professor arts and science, 1983-1984. Adjunct professor University South Florida, Tampa, 1984-1985. Visiting professor University Virginia, Charlottesville, 1984-1985.

Postdoctoral fellow Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, 1986-1987. Professor philosophy University Minnesota, Duluth, 1987-1996, department chairman, 1988-1992, distinguished McKnight professor, 1996—2006, distinguished McKnight professor emeritus, since 2006. Research scholar New College University South Florida, Sarasota, 1985-1986.

Landsdowne lecturer University Victoria, Canada, 1992. Founder Scholars for 9/11 Truth, 2005^. Commissioned officer United States Marine Corps, 1962-1966.



Founder, Scholars 9/11 Truth, since 2005. Member American Association of University Professors, American Philosophical Association, Society Machines and Mentality (founder), Philosophy of Science Association, International Association Computing Machinery, Association Politics and Life Sciences.


Married Janice Elaine Morgan, June 12, 1977.

Henry Junior Fetzer

Eleanor Atwood (Waterhouse) Fetzer

Janice Elaine Morgan