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Warner Arms Wick

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Warner Arms Wick, American educator. Member American Philosophical Association (Executive Committee Western div. 1957-1960), Metaphys. Society American, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Wick, Warner Arms was born on May 19, 1911 in Youngstown, Ohio, United States. Son of James Lippincott and Clare (Dryer) Wick.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Williams College, 1932. Bachelor of Arts, Oxford (England) University, 1934. Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1941.

Career

Instructor philosophy Central Young Men’s Christian Association College, Chicago, 1936-1937, assistant professor, 1937-1943. Visiting assistant professor Dartmouth College, 1941-1942. Assistant superintendent Falcon Bronze Company, Youngstown, 1943-1944, assistant general manager production, 1944-1946, director, 1946-1953.

Assistant professor philosophy University of Chicago, 1946-1952, associate professor, 1952-1958, professor, from 1958, William Rainey Harper professor humanities, from 1974, dean of students div. humanities, 1950-1953, associate dean college, chairman council advanced general studies, 1959-1963, dean students, 1962-1967, master humanities collegiate div., associate dean div. humanities, 1971-1974. Visiting research fellow Princeton University, 1956-1957. Board of directors International House Association, 1937-1941.

Board of Governors International House, Chicago, 1962-1975, vice chairman, 1972-1974. Trustee Art institute Chicago, from 1966, vice Chairman of Commission on school, 1967-1975, chairman, from 1975, trustee Beloit College, from 1960. Board directors George M. Pullman Ednl.

Foundation, from 1965, secretary, from 1972.

Works

  • Author: Metaphysics and the New Logic, 1942. Co-editor Ethics, 1967-1973, editor, from 1974.

Membership

Member American Philosophical Association (Executive Committee Western div. 1957-1960), Metaphys. Society American, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Mary Elisabeth Wills, September 12, 1936. Children: James Lippincott, Laura Bardsley, John Dryer.

father:
James Lippincott Wick

mother:
Clare (Dryer) Wick

spouse:
Mary Elisabeth Wills

children:
James Lippincott Wick

Laura Bardsley Wick

John Dryer Wick