By Shannon Dubose (auth.), Andrew J. Reck (eds.)
Harold N. Lee retired from Tulane collage in June 1970. in the beginning the development used to be too awesome for us to react. Harold N. Lee is a "character" within the most sensible feel of the time period. definitely he could by no means depart us. He was once an excessive amount of an establishment for our establishment to continue with no him. yet he had attained the necessary retirement age of seventy, as he himself knowledgeable us, and lets no longer refute the calendar. whilst finally we got here to recognize the development, we - his colleagues, occupation al neighbors, and previous scholars - learned that we would have liked to honor him in a way extra everlasting than dinners and events. So the assumption of the current selection of essays dawned. Harold N. Lee taught philosophy at Tulane college for forty-five years. As professor of philosophy at Newcomb collage, the undergraduate women's department of Tulane, and head of the Newcomb philosophy division, he carried a heavy burden of training and management. He brought some of the classes which are now a simple a part of the curriculum, resembling the classes in aesthetics and symbolic good judgment. almost immediately after global conflict II he turned chairman of the then newly shaped college division of philosophy and performed a huge position within the institution of the doctoral application in philosophy. through the many years he additionally persevered his philosophical researches, and he has released and keeps to submit vital articles and books at normal intervals.