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ROBINSON, DANIEL SOMMER: 1888-

Born in North Salem, Ind., on Oct. 19, 1888, Daniel Sommer Robinson is the son of William and Lucretia Cassity Robinson. He earned the following degrees: A.B. in 1910 from Butler College, A.M. in 1911 and B.D. in 1912 from Yale University, and Ph.D. in 1917 from Harvard University. He married Oma Glasburn on June 6, 1912, and they had three children: Daniel Sommer, Joan, and Sydney Caroline. Robinson was ordained in the ministry of the Disciples of Christ in 1910 and subsequently held several pastorates. He taught at Miami University prior to serving as head of the department of philosophy at Indiana University, 1929-39. He was president of Butler University, 1939-42, and director of the school of philosophy at the University of Southern California from 1946 until his retirement in 1954. He was appointed distinguished scholar in residence at Bethany College ( W.Va. ) in 1954. Robinson served as a Navy chaplain during the First World War and is also a veteran of World War II. He is a past president of the American Philosophical Association and was a member of the Indiana Library State and Historical Board, 1939-42.

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  • The Principles of Reasoning; an Introduction to Logic and Scientific Method. New York, 1924.Search "The Principles of Reasoning; an Introduction to Logic and
                                        Scientific Method" by ROBINSON, DANIEL SOMMER: 1888- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The God of the Liberal Christian; a Study of Social Theology and the New Theism As Conflicting Schools of Progressive Religious Thought. New York, 1926.Search "The God of the Liberal Christian; a Study of Social Theology and
                                        the New Theism As Conflicting Schools of Progressive Religious Thought" by ROBINSON, DANIEL SOMMER: 1888- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Illustrations of the Methods of Reasoning; a Source Book in Logic and Scientific Method. New York, 1927.Search "Illustrations of the Methods of Reasoning; a Source Book in Logic
                                        and Scientific Method" by ROBINSON, DANIEL SOMMER: 1888- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • An Introduction to Living Philosophy; a General Introduction to Contemporary Types and Problems. New York, 1932.Search "An Introduction to Living Philosophy; a General Introduction to
                                        Contemporary Types and Problems" by ROBINSON, DANIEL SOMMER: 1888- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Political Ethics; an Application of Ethical Principles to Political Relations. New York, 1935.Search "Political Ethics; an Application of Ethical Principles to
                                        Political Relations" by ROBINSON, DANIEL SOMMER: 1888- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Principles of Conduct; an Introduction to Theoretical and Applied Ethics. New York, 1948.Search "The Principles of Conduct; an Introduction to Theoretical and
                                        Applied Ethics" by ROBINSON, DANIEL SOMMER: 1888- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Critical Issues in Philosophy; Studies of Current Problems and Leading Philosophers from the Standpoint of Philosophical Realism. Boston, 1955.Search "Critical Issues in Philosophy; Studies of Current Problems and
                                        Leading Philosophers from the Standpoint of Philosophical Realism" by ROBINSON, DANIEL SOMMER: 1888- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Royce and Hocking: American Idealists; an Introduction to Their Philosophy, with Selected Letters. Boston, 1968.Search "Royce and Hocking: American Idealists; an Introduction to Their
                                        Philosophy, with Selected Letters" by ROBINSON, DANIEL SOMMER: 1888- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
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