John W. Yolton
John W. Yolton (1921–2005) was an American historian of philosophy.
John W. Yolton
|Born||October 31, 1921|
Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.
|Died||November 3, 2005|
|Education||University of Cincinnati|
University of California, Berkeley
Balliol College, Oxford
|Occupation||Historian of philosophy|
Yolton was born in 1921 in Birmingham, Alabama. He earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Cincinnati, a master's degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and a DPhil from Balliol College, Oxford.
Yolton taught at Johns Hopkins University, the University of Baltimore, Princeton University, Kenyon College, the University of Maryland, and York University. He was a professor in the Philosophy department at Rutgers University from 1978 to 1992, and a dean from 1978 to 1985.
Personal life and deathEdit
- Yolton, John W. (1956). Locke and The Way of Ideas. Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press. OCLC 459188873.
- Yolton, John W. (1994). Philosophy, Religion, and Science in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries. Rochester, New York: University of Rochester Press. ISBN 9781878822413. OCLC 638801866.
- Yolton, John W. (2004). The Two Intellectual Worlds of John Locke: Man, Person, and Spirits in the Essay. Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press. ISBN 9780801442902. OCLC 912339324.
- Overberg, Paul (April 5, 1978). "Yolton is named Rutgers College dean". The Courier-News. Bridgewater, New Jersey. p. 11. Retrieved February 16, 2019 – via Newspapers.com.
- Buickerood, James G.; Wright, John P. (May 2006). "John William Yolton, 1921-2005". Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association. 79 (5): 139–142. JSTOR 27645176.
- Rogers, G. A. J. (April 2006). "In Memoriam: John W. Yolton 1921-2005". Journal of the History of Ideas. 67 (2): 419–421. doi:10.1353/jhi.2006.0018.
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