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Philosophy educator

Joseph Ramsey Martin, American philosophy educator. Member Piedmont Environmental Council, Warrenton, Virginia, 1973-1976; board directors Virginia Foundation for Humanities and Public Policy, Charlottesville, 1982-1989. Lieutenant United States Navy, 1952-1956. Member American Philosophical Association, Virginia Philosophical Association, Airplane Owners and Pilots Association.

Background

Martin, Joseph Ramsey was born on October 15, 1930 in Paducah, Kentucky, United States. Son of J. Ramsey and Mary Terry (Burnett) Martin.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University Virginia, 1952; Master of Arts, University Virginia, 1958; Doctor of Philosophy, University Virginia, 1967.

Career

Master, head lower school, Brooks School, North Andover, Massachusetts, 1958-1962; assistant professor, Transylvania College, Lexington, Kentucky, 1967-1968; professor philosophy, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia, 1968-1996; retired,, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia, 1996.

Membership

Member Piedmont Environmental Council, Warrenton, Virginia, 1973-1976. Board directors Virginia Foundation for Humanities and Public Policy, Charlottesville, 1982-1989. Lieutenant United States Navy, 1952-1956.

Member American Philosophical Association, Virginia Philosophical Association, Airplane Owners and Pilots Association.

Connections

Married Barbara Bench, September 17, 1955 (deceased January 1992). Children: Joseph Ramsey III, Mary Case. Married Joan Garland, October 8, 1993.

father:
J. Ramsey Martin

mother:
Mary Terry (Burnett) Martin

spouses:
Joan Garland

Barbara Bench

children:
Joseph Ramsey III Martin

Mary Case Martin