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Philosophy educator

Paul Joseph Salomon Benacerraf, French philosophy educator. Guggenheim fellow, fall 1967, 1970-1971; fellow American Council Learned Societies, 1974-1975, Center for Advanced Study in Behavioral Sciences, 1979-1980. Member American Philosophical Society, Association for Symbolic Logic, Philosophy of Science Association.

Background

Benacerraf, Paul Joseph Salomon was born on March 26, 1931 in Paris. Son of Abraham and Rica Henriette (Lasry) Benacerraf.

Education

AB, Princeton University, 1953. Master of Arts, Princeton University, 1955. Doctor of Philosophy, Princeton University, 1960.

Career

Instructor philosophy, Princeton University, New Jersey, 1960-1961; assistant professor, Princeton University, New Jersey, 1961-1965; associate professor, Princeton University, New Jersey, 1965-1971; professor, Princeton University, New Jersey, since 1971; Stuart professor philosophy, Princeton University, New Jersey, since 1979; associate dean graduate school, Princeton University, New Jersey, 1965-1967; associate provost, Princeton University, New Jersey, 1968-1970; department chairman philosophy, Princeton University, New Jersey, 1975-1984, 92-; provost, Princeton University, New Jersey, 1988-1991.

Membership

Member American Philosophical Society, Association for Symbolic Logic, Philosophy of Science Association.

Connections

Married Carlotta Sherwell, June 13, 1953 (divorced February 1982). Children: Marc, Tania, Andrea. Married Suzanne Miller, January 2, 1983.

Children: Nicolas, Natasha.

father:
Abraham Benacerraf

mother:
Rica Henriette (Lasry) Benacerraf

spouses:
Suzanne Miller

Carlotta Sherwell

children:
Natasha Benacerraf

Nicolas Benacerraf

Marc Benacerraf

Tania Benacerraf

Andrea Benacerraf