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By Shannon Dubose (auth.), Andrew J. Reck (eds.)

Harold N. Lee retired from Tulane collage in June 1970. initially the development used to be too brilliant for us to react. Harold N. Lee is a "character" within the most sensible experience of the time period. definitely he might by no means go away us. He was once an excessive amount of an establishment for our establishment to continue with no him. yet he had attained the necessary retirement age of seventy, as he himself knowledgeable us, and lets no longer refute the calendar. whilst ultimately we got here to recognize the development, we - his colleagues, career­ al associates, and previous scholars - discovered that we would have liked to honor him in a way extra everlasting than dinners and events. So the assumption of the current selection of essays dawned. Harold N. Lee taught philosophy at Tulane collage for forty-five years. As professor of philosophy at Newcomb university, the undergraduate women's department of Tulane, and head of the Newcomb philosophy division, he carried a heavy burden of training and management. He brought a number of the classes which are now a simple a part of the curriculum, akin to the classes in aesthetics and symbolic good judgment. almost immediately after international struggle II he grew to become chairman of the then newly­ shaped collage division of philosophy and performed an important function within the institution of the doctoral application in philosophy. through the many years he additionally persevered his philosophical researches, and he has released and keeps to put up vital articles and books at usual intervals.

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