George
WALSH

Interviewed in
November 1992

  George Walsh is a professor emeritus of philosophy at Salisbury State University, Maryland and a trustee of the The Objectivist Center (formerly Institute for Objectivist Studies). He was born in Pittsfield, in the Berkshire Hills of Western Massachusetts, received his A.B. from Williams College, his M.A. from Brown University and his Ph.D. from Princeton University. He taught at Hobart and William Smith College, where he was chairman of the department of philosophy for many years, at Eisenhower College, and at Salisbury State University. He co-translated, from the German, Alfred Shutz's Phenomenology of the Social World. He is the author of several articles in Objectivist publications, including "Herbert Marcuse, Philosopher of the New Left" (The Objectivist, September-December 1970). For several years he lectured for the Ayn Rand Institute. He founded the Ayn Rand Society of the American Philosophical Association, with Allan Gotthelf, Lester Hunt, and David Kelley. He was one of the charter members of the The Objectivist Center (formerly Institute for Objectivist Studies). He is a member of the Eastern Division of the American Philosophical Association.

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