By William Jackson Kilgore, Robert M. Baird
This e-book stands as an affidavit to the inventive influence of W. J. Kilgore's educating at the minds of his scholars. The individuals have been every one as soon as scholars of Dr. Kilgore, and this choice of essays is designed to give a contribution to scholarly paintings in philosophy, while serving as a tribute to Dr. Kilgore's highbrow intensity, philosophical rigor, and steadfastness of personality.
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Extra info for Contemporary essays on Greek ideas: the Kilgore festschrift
Cooper joined the faculty in 1965, when Shuford accepted an appointment at the University of Houston. Some years later, in 1968, when Toland became Dean of the Graduate School, Robert Baird was added to the departmental faculty. When Cooper assumed an administrative post in 1979, Stuart Rosenbaum was appointed to a position in the department. It was through Kilgore's initiative that the J. Newton Rayzor Seminar Room was established, appropriately remodeled, and appointed with especially designed oak tables.
Philosophers, seeking wisdom, may inevitably be somewhat alienated and vulnerable, in contemporary society as in ancient society. It is our hope that this volume, testifying as it does to the effort and impact of one such philosopher, Jack Kilgore, is evidence that philosophers, seeking wisdom, may also be persons of community and solidarity. <><><><><><><> The editors wish to express appreciation to Dr. Herbert Reynolds, President of Baylor University, whose encouragement and support made this project possible; to Dr.
The book has been used as a text in over one hundred institutions. Two other areas that have attracted his teaching interests have been Greek Philosophy and American Philosophy. The present volume is evidence of the quality of philosophical interest he engendered in his students. His primary concern was not to have them become specialists in Greek philosophy; it was, rather, to heighten their awareness of basic philosophical issues and to work with those issues in a thorough, professional manner.