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Philosophy educator

William Edward McMahon, American philosophy educator. Fellow Pullman Foundation, 1955-1959, Brown University, 1960-1961; grantee for Institute in Medieval Philosophy, National Endowment of the Humanities, 1980.

Background

McMahon, William Edward was born on September 25, 1937 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Daniel Patrick McMahon and Mary Lois Hurley.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Notre Dame, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, University Notre Dame, 1970. AM, Brown University, 1961.

Career

Instructor St. Vincent College, Latrobe, Pennsylvania, 1961-1964. Assistant professor John Carroll University, Cleveland, 1967-1969, University Akron, 1969-1977, associate professor to professor, 1977-1999, department chair, 1985-1996, professor emeritus, since 1999.

Membership

Member International Naval Research Organization, Society for American Baseball Research, North America Association for History of Language Sciences, American Philosophical Association, Society for Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy, Ohio Philosophical Association (vice president 1985-1991), Henry Sweet Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Baseball and naval history, stamp collecting/philately.

Connections

Married Mary Louise Owens, December 29, 1962. Children: Elizabeth Maura, Coleman William.

father:
Daniel Patrick McMahon

mother:
Mary Lois Hurley

spouse:
Mary Louise Owens

children:
Coleman William McMahon

Elizabeth Maura McMahon