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Philosophy educator

Mark Peter Sheldon, American Philosophy educator. National Defense Education Act Title IV fellow, 1971-1973, Sachar international fellow Brandeis U., 1972-1973; grantee Indiana Committee for Humanities, 1975, 87, Council Philosophical Studies, 1975, National Endowment for Humanities, 1977, Lilly Endowment grantee Eli Lilly Company, 1990-1993.


Sheldon, Mark Peter was born on December 17, 1944 in Camp Blanding, Florida, United States. Son of Marvin Paul and Georgianna (Steinman) Sheldon.


AB, Shimer College, Illinois, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, Brandeis University, Massachusetts, 1975. Sachar Fellow, Wadham College, Oxford University, England, 1973.


Senior policy analyst, American Medical Association, Chicago, 1987-1988;professor ethics, Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center, Chicago, since 1989;professor philosophy, Adjunct Professor medicine School Medicine, Indiana U. N.W., Gary, Indiana, since 1991. Adjunct lecturer Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, since 1985. Adjunct Professor philosophy Loyola University Chicago, since 1989.

Member of advisory bd.Ind. Hospital Ethics Network,1995-.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles various professional journals, chapters to books.


Second lieutenant United States Army, 1968-1970. Member North America Society Social Philosophy (board member central division 1989-1990), American Philosophical Association, Society Health and Human Values (planning committee 1985-1992).


  • Other Interests

    Reading, music.


Children: Ivan, Noah.

Marvin Paul Sheldon

Georgianna (Steinman) Sheldon

Ivan Sheldon

Noah Sheldon