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Philosophy educator

William Leonard Rowe, American philosophy educator. Guggenheim fellow, 1984-1985; National Humanities Center fellow, 1984-1985. Member American Philosophical Association Center Division (president 1986-1987), American Association of University Professors, Society Philosophy of Religion.

Background

Rowe, William Leonard was born on July 26, 1931 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of William Edlin and Olive (Julian) Rowe.

Education

Bachelor with distinction, Wayne State University, 1954;Bachelor's Degree summa cum laude, Chicago Theological Seminary, 1957;Master of Arts, University of Michigan, 1958;Doctor of Philosophy, University of Michigan, 1962.

Career

Instructor, University of Illinois, Urbana, 1960-1962;assistant professor, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1962-1965;associate professor, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1965-1969;professor, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, since 1969;head department philosophy, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1981-1991. Director summer session for college teachers National Endowment for Humanities, 1982.

Works

Membership

Member American Philosophical Association Center Division (president 1986-1987), American Association of University Professors, Society Philosophy of Religion.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: jogging, canoeing.

Connections

Married Margaret Ann Moan.

father:
William Edlin Rowe

mother:
Olive (Julian) Rowe

spouse:
Margaret Ann Moan.