Sidney Morgenbesser

Sidney Morgenbesser

Name Sidney Morgenbesser
Profession Philosopher
Date of Birth 1921-09-22
Place of Birth New York
Age 82 yrs
Death Date 2004-08-01
Birth Sign Virgo

About Sidney Morgenbesser

Philosopher who taught such future notables as Jerry Fodor, Raymond Geuss, Robert Nozick, and Derek Parfit.

Early Life of Sidney Morgenbesser

He completed his graduate studies at the University of Pennsylvania where he wrote his senior thesis under the direction of prolific philosopher Nelson Goodman.


He was one of the original founders of the Society for Philosophy and Public Affairs.

Family Life

He was born and raised in New York City.

Associated With

He taught at Columbia University for numerous years, which was where author Eric Bell once studied.

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