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CURRICULUM VITAE:   E.M. ADAMS

 

                Born: December 29,1919, Clarkton; VA.  Died:  November 17, 2003, Chapel Hill, NC.

               MARRIED:  December 22,1942, to Phyllis Stevenson

                CHILDREN:  Steven Maynard Adams, (1948-2003)

                                    Jill Elaine Adams, born 1952, an attorney and professor of law.

EDUCATION

A.B., 1941, M.A., 1944, University of Richmond, Virginia

B.D., 1944, Colgate-Rochester Divinity School, Rochester, New York

M.A., 1947, Ph.D., 1948, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts

M. A. THESIS: "The Logico-Mathematical Philosophy of Bertrand Russell," University of Richmond, 1944,170pp.

Ph.D. DISSERTATION: "An Analysis of Scientific Explanation," Harvard University, 1948,355 pp.

TEACHING POSITIONS

Assistant Professor, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, 1947-1948
 
Assistant Professor, UNC-Chapel Hill, 1948-1953
 
Associate Professor, UNC-Chapel Hill, 1953-1958
 
Professor, UNC-Chapel Hill, 1958-1971
 
Kenan Professor, UNC-Chapel Hill, 1971-1990
 
Kenan Professor Emeritus, UNC-Chapel Hill, 1990-present
 
N. Ferebee Taylor Professor, UNC-Chapel Hill, 1994-1995,1997-1999
 
Visting Professor, U. of Southern California, Los Angeles, Summer, 1966
 
Visiting Professor, State University of New York at Albany, Summer, 1971
 
Visiting Professor, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Summer, 1977

ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS

Director, Free-World Institute, UNC-Chapel Hill, 1951-52
Chairman, Department of Philosophy, UNC-Chapel Hill, 1960-1965
Director, Curriculum on Peace, War, and Defense, UNC-Chapel Hill, 1970-1972
Chairman of the University Faculty, UNC-Chapel Hill, 1976-1979

 PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

North Carolina Philosophical Society, President, 1952-1954
Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology
Chair, Program Committee for Philosophy, 1962-63
          Executive Council, 1963-1966
          President Elect, 1967-68
          President, 1968-69
American Philosophical Association
Eastern Division Executive Committee, 1960-63
Membership Committee, 1962
           Chair, Program Committee, 1965

HONORS AND AWARDS

Colgate-Rochester Graduate Scholar (Harvard), 1944-1945
Francis Wayland Ayer Fellow (from Colgate-Rochester at Harvard), 1945-1947
James H. Woods Fellow (Harvard), 1945-1946
Kenan Research Leave, University of North Carolina, 1965
Research Leave, University of North Carolina, 1972
Kenan Research Leave, University of North Carolina, 1979
Alpha Mu Omicron (Social Science Honor Society)
Golden Fleece (UNC Honor Society, honorary member)
Dialectic Literary Society (honorary member)
Thomas Jefferson Award, University of North Carolina, 1971
Outstanding Educator of America Award, 1971
Who's Who in America (Marquis)
Men of Achievement (Cambridge: International Biographical Centre)
Dictionary of International Biography (Cambridge, 22nd edition)
Who's Who in Writers, Editors and Poets: U.S. and Canada (Highland Park, III)
North Carolina Adult Education Association Special Award, 1988
Doctor of Humane Letters, Wake Forest University, 1989
Festschrift: Mind, Value, and Culture: Essays in Honor of E. M. Adams, ed. David Weissbord (Atascadero, 
         California: Ridgeview Publishing Company, 1989), 408 pp.
Doctor of Humanities, University of Richmond,1992
E.Maynard Adams Professorship, UNC-Chapel Hill, established 1992
Bronze Bust placed in Wilson Library, UNC-CH, 1996
Who's Who among American Teachers, 1998
Honorary Member of the UNC-CH Chapter of Phi Sigma Tau Honor Society
Honorary Life Member of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology
E. M. Adams annual Lecture in the Humanities and Human Values (established, 1998)
Outstanding Scholar of the Twentieth Century Award (biographical sketch included in 2000 Outstanding
         Scholars of the Twentieth Century, International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England).

 BOOKS

  1. Introduction to Logic (University of North Carolina Extension Division, Chapel Hill, N.C., 1951), 140pp.
  2. The Fundamentals of General Logic (New York: Longmans, Green and Company, 1954), 361 + xv pp.
  3. Logic Problems (New York: Longmans, Green and Company), 1954.
  4. (with others) The Language of Value (New York: Columbia University Press, 1957).
  5. Ethical Naturalism and the Modem World-View (Chapel Hill,N.C: The University of North Carolina Press, 1960), 229 + x pp. Reprinted by Greenwood Press, 1973; Greenwood archival series of classics in their respective fields, 1985.
  6. Categorial Analysis: Selected Essays of 'Everett W. Hall on Philosophy, Value, Knowledge and the Mind, ed. E.M. Adams (Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1964), 347 + x pp.
  7. Common Sense Realism: Critical Essays on the Philosophy of Everett W. Hall, ed. E.M. Adams, The Southern Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 4, No. 3 (Fall, 1966).
  8. Philosophy and the Modern Mind: A Philosophical Critique of Modern Western Civilization (Chapel Hill, N.C.: The University of North Carolina Press, 1975), 232 +xi pp. Reprinted (Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America, 1985).
  9. (with others) The Idea of America (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Ballinger Publishing Company, 1977), 230 + x pp.
  10. The Metaphysics of Self and World: Toward a Humanistic Philosophy (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Temple University Press, 1991), 325 + xv pp.
  11. The Collected Papers of E.M. Adams, 8 Vols. Privately produced, 1992, 1997,2002; placed in Davis Library and the Philosophy Reading Room, UNC-CH). Vol.1, Early Papers (1947-54/55), 542 pp; Vol.2, Value Theory, Ethics, and Religion, 374 pp; Vol.3, Social and Political Issues, 212 pp; Vol.4, Epistemology and Metaphysics, 486 pp; Vol.5, Philosophy, the Humanities, and Cultural Criticism, 333 pp; Vol.6, Education, 229 pp; Vol. 7, Later Papers (1992-1997), pp. 302; Vol.8, Later papers 2 (1997-2002).
  12. Religion and Cultural Freedom (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1993), 190+XIII pp.
  13. A Society Fit for Human Beings (Albany: State University of New York Press, 1997), 269 + x pp.
  14. Papers of ElieMaynard Adams. Manuscript Department, Southern Historical Collection, Library of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1997 and subsequent additions (approximately 25 ft. of shelf-space).

 ARTICLES

  1. "The Moral Necessity of a World State," Colgate-Rochester Bulletin, Vol. XX (May, 1948), pp. 188-194.
  2. "Primary and Secondary Qualities," The Journal of Philosophy, Vol. XLV (July, 1948), pp. 435-442.
  3. "A Critique of the Emotive Theory of Ethical Terms," The Journal of Philosophy, Vol. XLVI (August, 1949), pp. 549-553.
  4. "The Logic of Social Planning," Social Forces, Vol. XXVII (May, 1950), pp. 419-423.
  5. "Word Magic and Logical Analysis in the Field of Ethics," Journal of Philosophy, Vol. XLVII (May, 1950), pp. 313-319.
  6. "The Philosophical Approach to Marriage and Family Research," Social Forces, Vol. XXIX (October, 1950), pp. 62-64.
  7. "The Nature of Ethical Inquiry," The Journal of Philosophy, Vol. XLVIII (September, 1951), pp. 569-574.
  8. "Cultural Slavery or Freedom," Carolina Quarterly, Vol. 4 (Fall, 1951), pp. 17-22.
  9. "Cartesianism in Ethics," Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, Vol. XVI, No. 3 (March, 1956), pp. 353-366.
  10. "Mr. Hare on the Role of Principles in Deciding," Mind, Vol. LXV, No. 257 (January, 1956), pp. 77-80.
  11. "The Nature of Ought," Philosophical Studies, Vol. VII, No. 3 (April, 1956), pp. 36-42.
  12. "’Ought’ Again," Philosophical Studies, Vol. VIII, No. 6 (December, 1957), pp. 86-89.
  13. "Mr. Hall's Analysis of ‘Ought’," The Journal of Philosophy, Vol. LV (January, 1958), pp. 73-75.
  14. "The Nature of the Sense-datum Theory," Mind, Vol. LXVII, No. 266 (April, 1958), pp. 216-226.
  15. "Perception and the Language of Appearing," The Journal of Philosophy” Vol. LV, No.16 (July 31,1958), pp. 683-690.
  16. "On Knowing That," Philosophical Quarterly, Vol. 8, No. 33 (October, 1958), pp. 300-306.
  17. "The Liberal View of Man and Society," Carolina Quarterly, (Fall-Winter, 1958), pp. 24-42.
  18. "The Inadequacy of Phenomenalism," Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, Vol. XX, No. 1 (September, 1959), pp. 93-102,
  19. "The Theoretical and the Practical," The Review of Metaphysics, Vol. XII, No. 4 (June, 1960), pp. 642-662.
  20. Introduction to Everett W. Hall's Our Knowledge of Fact and Value (Chapel Hill, N.C.: The University of North Carolina Press, 1961), pp. ix-xvii.
  21. "Phenomenalism," Collier's Encyclopedia, 1962, Vol. 18, pp. 666-667.
  22. "Empiricism," Collier's Encyclopedia, 1962, Vol. 9, pp. 129-131.
  23. "Anxiety and Despair," The Journal of Religion, Vol. XLII, No. 4 (October, 1962), pp. 243-247.
  24. "Classical Moral Philosophy and Metaethics," Ethics, Vol. LXXIV, No. 2 (January, 1964), pp. 97-110.
  25. "The Future of the Philosophy of Mind," The Southern Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 3, No. 1 (Spring, 1965), pp. 38-44. Reprinted in Dwight Van de Vate, Jr. (ed.), Persons, Privacy and Feeling (Memphis, Tennessee: Memphis State University Press, 1970).
  26. "Freedom and Reason in Morality," The Southern Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 3, No. 2 (Summer, 1965), pp. 94-102.
  27. "Mental Causality," Mind, Vol. LXXV, N.S., No. 300 (October, 1966), pp. 552-563.
  28. "A Defense of Value Realism," in Common Sense Realism, edited by E.M. Adams, The Southern Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 4, No. 3 (Fall, 1966), pp. 163-175.
  29. "C.I. Lewis," The Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Vol. 4, ed. Paul Edwards, (Macmillan and Free Press, 1966), pp. 455-458.
  30. "Mind and the Language of Psychology," Ratio, Vol. IX, No. 2 (December, 1967), pp. 122-139.
  31. "What, If Anything, Can We Expect From Philosophy Today?" The Personalist Vol. 49, No. 1 (Winter, 1968), pp. 37-60.
  32. "C.I. Lewis and the Inconsistent Triad of Modern Empiricism," The Philosophy of C.I. Lewis (The Library of Living Philsophers,Vol. l3), ed. Paul Arthur Schilpp (La Salle, Illinois: Open Court, 1968, pp. 377-393.
  33. "The Writings of C.I. Lewis," Ibid., pp. 677-687.
  34. "Recapturing the Moral and Religious Dimensions in Education," Religious Education, Vol. LXIII, No. 5 (September-October, 1968), pp. 388-393.
  35. "A Changing America: Morale and Morality," Vital Speeches, Vol. XXXIV, No. 19 (July 15,1968), pp. 590-595. Reprinted in Billie Jo Inman and Ruth Gardner, Aspects of Composition (New York: Harcourt, Brace, and World, 1970).
  36. "The Academic Revolution," Modern Age, Vol. 13, No. 3 (Summer, 1969), pp. 270-276.
  37. "Hampshire on Freedom of the Individual," The Philosophy Forum, Vol. 7, No. 2 (December, 1969), pp. 72-76
  38. "Ethics and the Aims of Education," Education and Ethics, ed. William Blackstone and George L. Newsome (Athens: The University of Georgia Press, 1969), pp. 33-47.
  39. "Value Theory," Dictionary of World Literary Terms, ed. Joseph T. Shipley (Boston: The Writer, Inc., 1970), pp. 353-354.
  40. "Philosophical Grounds of the Present Crisis of Authority" The Southern Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 8, Nos. 2-3 (Summer and Fall, 1970), pp. 129-142. Reprinted in Authority: A Philosophical Analysis, ed. R. Baine Harris (The University of Alabama Press, 1975).
  41. "Youth Unrest and Our Cultural Crisis," Modem Age, Vol. 15, No. 3 (Summer, 1971), pp. 259-267.
  42. "The Scientific and the Humanistic Images of Man-in-the-World," Man and World, Vol. 4, No. 2 (May, 1971), pp. 174-192.
  43. "Population Control: A Scientific or a Humanistic Approach?," The Journal of Value Inquiry, Vol. VI, No. 1 (Winter, 1972), pp. 50-56.
  44. "Ecology and Value Theory," The Southern Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 10, No. 1 (Spring, 1972), pp. 3-6.
  45. "The Humanities and Cultural Renewal," Humanities in the South, No. 35 (Spring, 1972).
  46. "James F. Childress on Political Obligation: A Book Review Article," Church and State (1973), pp. 11-119.
  47. "Skinner on Freedom and Dignity," The Southern Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 10 (Spring, 1973), pp. 3-5.
  48. "Linguistic Analysis and Epistemic Encounters," Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, Vol. XXXIV, No. 3 (March, 1974), pp. 404-414.
  49. "Lee on Experience, Conceptual Schemes, and Virgin Reality," The Southern Journal of Philosophy,Vol. 12, No. 1 (Spring, 1974), pp. 127-136.
  50. "Personhood and Human Rights," Man and World, Vol. 8, No. 1 (February, 1975), pp. 36-46.
  51. "How the Subjectivist-Objectivist Controversy About Ethics Relates to Public Policy," Philosophy and Public Policy, ed. Donnie J. Self (Norfolk, Virginia: Teagle and Little, Inc., 1977), pp. 23-28.
  52. "The Ethical Responsibilities at Issue [in Human Tissue Research]", In Vitro, Vol. 13 (October, 1977), pp. 595 ff., and in Carol M. Schiller (ed.), Human Tissue for in Vitro Research (Rockville, Maryland: Tissue Culture Association, 1977), pp. 8-17.
  53. "Philosophy and the Modern Mind: A Defense," The Southern Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 16, No. 4 (Winter, 1978), pp. 405-413.
  54. "The Humanities and Their Role in Modern Life," Images and Innovations: Update 70's, ed. Malinda R. Maxfield (Spartanburg, South Carolina: Center for the Humanities, Converse College, 1979), pp. 16-31.
  55. Introduction to The Philosophical Approach to God: A Neo-Thomist Perspective by W. Norris Clarke, S.J. (Winston-Salem, N. C.: Wake Forest University, 1979), pp. 1-10.
  56. "Philosophical Education as Cultural Criticism," Teaching Philosophy, Vol. 3, No. 1 (Spring, 1980), pp. 1-11.
  57. "Gewirth on Reason and Morality," The Review of Metaphysics, Vol. XXXIII, No. 3 (March, 1980), pp. 579-592.
  58. "The Ground of Human Rights," American Philosophical Quarterly, Vol. 19, No. 2 (April, 1982), pp. 191-194.
  59. "Persons and Morality," Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, Vol. 42, No. 3 (March, 1982), pp. 384-390.
  60. "Categorial Analysis, Meaning, and Ultimate Reality," Ultimate Reality and Meaning, Vol. 5, No. 1 (March, 1982), pp. 39-57.
  61. "The Subjective Normative Structure of Agency," The Moral Rationalism of Alan Gewirth, ed. Edward Regis, Jr. (The University of Chicago Press, 1984), pp. 8-22.
  62. "The Concept of a Person," The Southern Journal of Philosophy Vol. XXIII (1985), No. 4, pp. 403-412.
  63. "The Accountability of Religious Discourse," Intemational Journal for Philosophy of Religion Vol. 18 (1985), pp. 3-17.
  64. "The Human Substance," The Review ofMetaphysics^ Vol. XXXIX, No. 4 (June 1986), pp. 633-652.
  65. (With Warren A. Nord) "Continuing Liberal Education," National Forum, Vol. LXVIII, No. 1 (Winter, 1988), pp. 44-45.
  66. "Taking the Humanities Seriously," The World and I (December, 1987), pp. 689-700.
  67. "Human Rights and the Social Order," The Journal of Value Inquiry, Vol. 22 (1988), pp. 167-181; to be published in a volume of selected papers edited by David Guender on Human Rights from the Tenth Inter-American Congress of Philosophy.
  68. "MacCormac's Cognitive Theory of Metaphor," The Southern Journal of Philosophy,Vol. XXVI, no.l (Spring, 1988),pp. 1-7.
  69. "An Examination of the American Way of Life," The World and I (October, 1989), pp. 589-597.
  70. "Where I Stand: Response to the Essays," in Mind, Value, and Culture: Essays in Honor of E.M. Adams, ed. David Weissbord (Ridgeview, 1989), pp. 357-394.
  71. "The Moral Dilemmas of the Military Profession," Public Affairs Quarterly, Vol. 3, No.2 (April 1989), pp. 1-14.
  72. "Introduction" to Logic for the Gifted by Maurice Stanley (Manassas, Virginia: Gifted Education Press, 1989).
  73. "The Responsibility of the Faculty to the University and the Larger Society," in Division of Student Affairs Report to the Faculty, (The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), Vol. 1 (Spring, 1989), pp. 10-12.
  74. "The Individual and Society: A Response to the Conservative Critique of Liberalism," The World and I (July, 1990), pp. 561-73.
  75. "The Challenge to the Western Democracies in the Wake of the Collapse of Communism," Adventures in Ideas: Lectures and Stories from the Program in the Humanities and Human Values, eds. Warren A. Nord and Annette Cox (The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1991), pp. 81-89.
  76. "The Meaning of the Twentieth Century," The New Rain, no. 1 (1991), pp. 9-14.
  77. "The Ethics of C.I. Lewis", Encyclopedia of Ethics, ed. Lawrence C. Becker (Garland Publishing Company, 1992).
  78. "The Autonomy of Ethics," Ibid.
  79. "Ethical Naturalism," Ibid.
  80. "In Search of Self and Cultural Coherence," Falling in Love with Wisdom, ed. David Karnos and Robert Shoemaker (New York: Oxford University Press, 1993), pp. 132-35.
  81. "Rationality and Morality," The Review ofMetaphysics, XLVI, no. 4 (June, 1993), pp. 683-697.
  82. "Poteat on Modem Culture and Critical Philosophy," Tradition and Discovery, Vol. XXI, No. 1 (1994-95), pp. 48-50.
  83. "Character: The Framework for a Successful Life," The Southern Journal of Philosophy, Vol. XXXIII (1995), pp. 1-17.
  84. "Art, Culture and Humanism: Religion for our Times," Religious Studies and Theology, Vol. 13-14, Nos. 2 and 3 (December, 1995), pp. 17-30.
  85. "Autonomy," Blackwell Encyclopedic Dictionary of Business Ethics, ed. Patricia H. Werhane and R. Edward Freeman (1997).
  86. "Rationality in the Academy" Change (September/October, 1997), pp 59-61.
  87. "Religion, Humanism, and the Foundation of Civilization," Religious Studies and Theology, Vol. 16, No. 1 (1997), pp. 23-34.
  88. "Emotional Intelligence and Wisdom," The Southern Journal of Philosophy, Vol. XXXVI, No. 1 (Spring, 1998), pp. 1-14.
  89. "On the Possibility of a Unified World View," The Philosophy of P. F. Strawson in The Library of Living Philosophers, ed. Lewis Edwin Hahn (Lasalle, Illinois: Open Court, 1998), pp. 69-85.
  90. "An Economy Fit for Human Beings," the inaugural E. Maynard Adams Lecture in the Humanities and Human Values, Oct. 4,1998. Published in Vital Speeches (May 1,1999); reprinted as Humanities Program Publication No. 1(2001).
  91. "In Defense of a Common Ideal of a Human Life," Midwest Studies in Philosophy, XXIV (2000), pp. 35-45.
  92. "The Mission of Philosophy Today," Metaphilosophy, Vol. 31, No.4 (July)2000, pp. 249-364.
  93. "Modern Civilization and the Environment," The Ecozoic Reader, Vol. 1, No. 2 (Winter 2001), pp. 10-20.
  94. "Rethinking the Idea of God," The Southern Journal of Philosophy, Vol. XXXIX (September 15,2001), pp. 313-29.
  95. "Reinstating Humanistic Categories," The Review of Metaphysics, Vol. 55 (September, 2001), pp. 21-39.
  96. "The Meaning of Life," The International Journal for the Philosophy of Religion, Vol. 51 (2002), pp. 71-81.
  97. "Are Science and the Judeo-Christian Religion Really Compatible?," The Ecozoic Reader, Vol. 2, No.3 (Spring 2002).
  98. "On Being a Human Being," The Pluralist, Vol. 2, No. 1, (2007).

BOOK REVIEWS

  1. C. West Churchman, Theory of Experimental Inferences (1948); in Social Forces, Vol. 27, No. 4, (May, 1949), pp. 448-449.
  2. John D. Goheen and John L. Mothershead (eds.), Collected Papers of Clarence Irving Lewis, in Philosophy and Rhetoric, Vol. 4, No. 3 (Summer, 1971), pp. 191-192.
  3. J.N. Findlay, Axiological Ethics, in The Journal of Value Inquiry, Vol. VIII, No. 1 (Spring, 1974), pp. 75-78.
  4. Erving Goffman, Frame Analysis: An Essay on the Organization of Experience (1974), in Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, Vol. 39(June, 1979), pp. 601-602.
  5. Melvin Richter (ed), Political Theory and Political Education (1980), in Teaching Philosophy, Vol. 4, No. 1 (Spring, 1981), pp. 77-79.
  6. Edward Shils, Tradition, in The Canadian Philosophical Review, Vol. III, No. 1(1983), pp. 37-39.
  7. Leslie Stevenson (ed.), The Study of Human Nature, in Teaching Philosophy, Vol. 5, No. 4 (October 1982), pp. 319-321.
  8. Alan Gewirth, Human Rights (1982), in The Review of Metaphysics, Vol.XXXVII, No. 4 (June 1984), pp. 849-851.
  9. J J. McDermott, Streams of Experience: Reflections on the History and Philosophy of American Culture (1986) in The Review of Metaphysics, Vol. XL, No. 1 (September 1986), 134-135.
  10. Richard T. De George, The Nature and Limits of Authority (1985), in International Studies in Philosophy (1989), pp. 106-108.
  11. Ingvar Johansson, An Inquiry into the Categories of Nature, Man and Society (1989), in International Studies in Philosophy, Vol. XXIII, No.3 (1991), pp. 121-22.
  12. Carolina Moonehead, Bertrand Russell: A Life, in The Raleigh News & Observer (December 26,1993).
  13. Nicholas Rescher, Validity of Values (1993), in Ethics, Vol. 105, No. 1 (October, 1994), pp. 212-213.
  14. Michael Lerner, The Politics of Meaning (1996), in The Raleigh News & Observer, July, 1996.

NEWSPAPER COLUMNS AND LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

  1. "Questions and Reflections [on the Racial Segregation Issue]," Greensboro Daily News (Jan. 8,1956).
  2. "A Professor's Work," Sunday Journal and Sentinel, Winston-Salem, N.C., (March 15,1959).
  3. "[Speaker Ban Law] Strikes at Jugular Vein of the University," The University Report (UNC), Vol. 13, No. 4 (July-August, 1965), p. 4.
  4. "Our People and Institutions are on Trial," Greensboro Daily News, (September 7,1967).
  5. "All Citizens Consent to Being Governed," Durham Morning Herald, (December, 1967).
  6. "The Agonizing Problems Confronting America Today," The Chapel Hill Weekly (March 27,1968).
  7. "The Tenure System and Faculty Motivation," The Chapel Hill Newspaper (1977).
  8. "Trying to Understand 'Humanism'," The Raleigh News and Observer (December 23,1979).
  9. "Culture, Science, Public Policy: The Implications," The Chapel Hill Newspaper (November 30,1980).
  10. "Government Still has Critical Roles," The Raleigh News and Observer (June 7,1981).
  11. "Nuclear Weapons the Ultimate Taboo," The Raleigh News and Observer (July 18,1982).
  12. "Writing Teachers' Pupil Loads: 'Folly'," The Raleigh News and Observer (July 17,1983).
  13. "Humanities Important for the Future," The Chapel Hill Newspaper (September 25,1983).
  14. "Reagan Offers Nation Moral Holiday," The Raleigh News and Observer (August 26,1984).
  15. "Democrats Can't Just Say 'Me Too'," The Raleigh News and Observer (February 24,1985).
  16. "Are We Prepared to Face the Problem of Terrorism?," The Raleigh News andObserver (1985).
  17. "Ending Terrorism Works Two Ways," The Raleigh News and Observer (July 15,1985).
  18. "Unmitigated Evil (Apartheid)", The Spectator (September 5,1985).
  19. "Nation losing sight of 'ethics of rights'," The Raleigh News and Observer (December 1,1985).
  20. "Prisons for Profit," The Spectator (April 23,1986).
  21. "Deciphering the Tax Code," The Spectator (June 25,1986).
  22. "Conflicting tensions of our culture a lesson for schools to teach," The Raleigh News and Observer (August 12,1986).
  23. "Liberals are indispensable to free society," The Raleigh News and Observer (October 12,1986); reprinted as "Liberals needed in a free society," The News-Journal, Daytona Beach Florida (Oct. 13,1988).
  24. "Schools should provide moral values, without brainwashing," The Raleigh News and Observer (June 23, 1987).
  25. "Nationalism threatens justice in the world," The Raleigh News and Observer (August 16,1987).
  26. "U.S. needs president who will stress human development," The Raleigh News and Observer (March 23,1988).
  27. "Why bother to read classic literature," The Raleigh News and Observer (July 18,1988).
  28. "Liberal Principles haven't changed," The Raleigh News and Observer (December 15,1988).
  29. "Support of Culture is for the common good," The Raleigh News and Observer (October 6,1989).
  30. "In Panama, U.S. opts for power, not justice," The Raleigh News and Observer (January 30,1990).
  31. "The Attack on Higher Education," The Chapel Hill Newspaper (June 30, 1991).
  32. "Original intent is not the issue," The Chapel Hill Newspaper (September 11,1991).
  33. "Our present course leads to disaster," The Chapel Hill Newspaper (April 19, 1991).
  34. "Family values debate largely disingenuous," The Chapel Hill Newspaper, (September 13,1992).
  35. "Teaching the 3 great enterprises," The Raleigh News And Observer (January 25, 1993).
  36. "Politicians values deserve scrutiny," The Chapel Hill News (October 20, 1992).
  37. "Tenure and teaching," The Raleigh News and Observer (November 29, 1992).
  38. "Religion not vital in American culture," The Chapel Hill News (July 25, 1993).
  39. "New sexual morality needed," The Raleigh News and Observer (August 13,1993).
  40. "Culture linked to democracy," Chapel Hill News (November 3,1993).
  41. "Framework needed for moral education," The Chapel Hill News (July 22 , 1994).
  42. "Success contributing to our failings," The Chapel Hill News (Dec. 23, 1994).
  43. "Democrats and Morality," The Raleigh News and Observer (October, 1994).
  44. "Some services shouldn't be left to 'The Market1," The Raleigh News and Observer (February, 1996).
  45. "Life and work becoming more and more unconnected," The Chapel Hill News (June 2,1996).
  46. 'Tenets of liberalism are at the heart of the American experience," The Chapel Hill News (September 22, 1996).
  47. "Government's role," The Raleigh News and Observer (November 7,1996).
  48. 'Tenure vital to protect freedom in education, faculty research," The Daily Tar Heel (March 24,1997).
  49. "Honest and Healing Dialogue," The Raleigh News and Observer (July 30, 1997).
  50. "Legislators, stay out," The Raleigh News and Observer (May 12, 1997).
  51. "For profit schools bad for society," The Chapel Hill News (November 30, 1997).
  52. 'Toward a humanistic economy," The Raleigh News and Observer (Oct. 11, 1998).
  53. "Doing a good job" [The public schools], The Raleigh News and Observer (June 13,1999).
  54. "The Professor's Special Relationship with the University," The Chapel Hill News (December 5,1999).
  55. "A brave surtax," The Raleigh News and Observer (December 14,1999).
  56. "Rethinking Work," The SEANC Connection (March, 2000).
  57. "Taxes are our investment in the common wealth," The Chapel Hill News (April 30,2000).
  58.  How can we build respect for government," The Chapel Hill News, (December 17,2000).
  59. "Whose surplus?" The Raleigh News and Observer (September 25, 2000).
  60. "Let's just say no to President Bush's tax cut proposal," The Chapel Hill News (May6,2001).
  61. "Speaking against violence," The Raleigh News and Observer (October 19, 2001).
  62. "It is time for the world to find alternatives to war," The Chapel Hill News, (December, 2001).
  63. "Notes on the Economy"
  64. "The Hope of Humankind Lies in World Government"

BOARDS AND COMMITTEES

Numerous University of North Carolina committee and board assignments, including the Administrative Board of the General College (5 year term), the Administrative Board of the College of Arts and Sciences (5 year term), the Administrative Board of the Graduate School (5 year term), the Administrative Board of the Division of Student Affairs (5 year term), the Chancellor's Advisory Committee (2 three-year terms), the Advisory Board of the YM-YWCA (4 three-year terms), the Faculty Council (3 three-year terms, and 1 one-year term), the Advisory Board on Residential Life (3 year term), Chairman of Committee on the Evaluation of Project Hinton, the Graduate Program Review Committee, the Graduate Council of the Consolidated University, the Faculty Assembly of the University of North Carolina System (4 years), the Advisory Board on Special and Experimental Programs, The University Forum, Committee on the Future of the University, Search Committee for Dean of the School of Dentistry, Search Committee for Director of Population Center, Chairman of Search Committee for Dean of the School of Education, Search Committee for Chancellor, Chairman of the Agenda Committee for Faculty Council, Chairman of the Chapel Hill Delegation to the Faculty Assembly of the UNC System, Chairman of Committee on Faculty Committees and Operations of the Faculty Council, Evaluation Committee on an External Degree Program for UNC Board of Governors, Faculty Committee on Curriculum in Peace, War, and Defense, Chairman of Faculty Committee on the Program in the Humanities and Human Values, Chairman of Faculty Committee on Financial Exigency, Selection Committee for Hanes Professorship in the Humanities, Selection Committee for Wiley Visiting Professorship in the Humanities, Selection Committee for Lineberger Professorships in the Humanities, Selection Committee for the Dowd Professorship, 1984-1985 University Self-Study Committee (Chairman of subcommittee on The Mission of the University and The University and the Quality of Life), Continuing Education Working Group (to plan the new Continuing Education building), the Frank Porter Graham Fund Program Committee, Committee on Athletics and the University, Special Faculty Committee on Athletics in the University (1988-89), and others.

Various professional roles, including the editorial board of The Southern Journal of Philosophy, the editorial board of the American Philosophical Quarterly^ consultant to various presses on scholarly publications; consultant to various philosophy departments and universities on their programs in philosophy and the humanities, including Emory University, the University of Georgia, Georgia State University, the University of South Carolina, the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Wake Forest University, Queens College, the State University of New York at Binghamton, Purdue University, the University of Southern California; outside examiner in philosophy at the University of Virginia and the National University of Australia; consultant on promotion and tenure decisions at various universities, including University of Texas, Texas A and M, Yale, Princeton, the University of Miami, the University of South Carolina, and others.

PAPERS AND LECTURES

Numerous papers read at philosophical symposia at universities and professional meetings. Frequent lecturer on college campuses and community forums. Directed and participated in six one-hour television programs on The Idea of America. Participated in a number of other television and radio programs. Produced and participated in twelve educational films with the authors of noted philosophical works.

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

Active in community organizations, having been President of the Greenwood Association, President of the Glenwood School PTA, President of the Chapel Hill Senior High School PTSA, member of the Chapel Hill/ Carrboro School Board's School Study Committee, Chairman of the Board of Chapel Hill Community Action, Inc., Vice-Chairman of the Board of Orange Economic Opportunity Commission, Inc., Chairman of the Board of the Joint Orange-Chatham Community Action, Inc., Chairman of the Board of Officers of the Chapel Hill Community Church, Advisory Committee of the Young Democrats of North Carolina, the Board of Directors of the Tanglewood Center for the Study of Human Values, Vice Chairman and Chairman of the North Carolina Humanities Council, the Duke Faculty Continuing Seminar on Ethics and Public Policy, Faculty Advisory Committee for the National Humanities Center, National Advisory Group for the National Humanities Center, Advisory Group for the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, Governor's Task Force on Science and Technology (Chairman of subcommittee on Science, Technology, and Human Values), and others.

PROGRAMS AND ORGANIZATIONS ESTABLISHED

  1. Proposed and participated in the organization of the North Carolina Philosophical Society.
  2. Proposed and was the Director of the Free World Institute.
  3. Proposed and was the first Director of the Curriculum on Peace, War and Defense at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
  4. Proposed and was the Chairman of Chapel Hill Community Action, Inc.
  5. Proposed and was the first Chairman of the Joint Orange-Chatham Community Action, Inc.
  6. Participated in the organization and served on the Board of Directors of the Tanglewood Center for the Study of Human Values.
  7. Proposed and participated in the organization of The Program in the Humanities and Human Values at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.