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Name:  Morris Philipson  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Fiction

Born: June 23, 1926 in New Haven, CT


Illinois Connection

Philipson attended the University of Chicago and is a former teaching fellow at the University of Chicago. He lived in Chicago until the time of his death.

Biographical and Professional Information

Morris Philipson is a philosopher and author of books, articles and short stories. He was educated at the University of Chicago, the University of Paris, and the University of Munich. He is a former teaching fellow at the University of Chicago and retired as the Director of the University of Chicago Press after 32 years - 1967 to 2000. He continued writing in retirement in addition to traveling and working as a consultant.

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