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News Release (April 24, 1966)


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News Release (April 24, 1966)
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. NEW COLLEGE NEWS RELEASE NEW COLLEGE, SARASOTA, FLORIDA FURMAN C. ARTHUR INFORMATION FOR RELEASE: SUNDAY, APRIL 24, 1966 A Yale philosophy professor presents the final lecture in the New College New Perspectives series Thursday in College Hall at 8 p.m. Sterling Professor of Philosophy Dr. Paul l-Teiss will discuss "A Philosopher Looks at the Arts" as a summation of the entire six-lecture series which this year dealt with the area of the humanities, and especi-ally the arts. For philosopher the arts are familiar subjects. He has writ-ten t' books, "tvorld of Art," and "Nine Basic Arts" in recent years. Other lecturers in the series have discussed literature, drama and art. The New Perspectives series, now in its third year, is directed to-ward bringing net..r views in t:he areas of the natural sciences, social sci-ences, and the humanities. Open to the public, the lectures are part of the New College community participation series which includes presentation of outstanding speakers, drama, music .. and art programs. Harvard educated, Dr. Weiss has taught there and at Radcliffe, Bryn Mawr, and as a visiting professor or lecturer at such institutions as Wesleyan College, Purdue University, Grinnell College, Indiana University, and Hebrew University. He also has been a visiting lecturer at the Aspen Institute for Humanistic Studies in Colorado, and a consultant to the Great Books Foundation. -more-


New College Page 2 In 1946 Dr. t-leiss was a Guggenheim Fellowship and later he received a Rockefeller-Rabinowitz Grant for study in Israel and India. Beginning in 1929 with his first book, "Nature of Systems," he has written and had published "Reality," "Nature and 1'1an," "Man's Free dom," "Modes of Being," "Our Public Life," and "History: l-lritten and Lived,11 plus his two volumes on the arts. Dr. Weiss also has been coauthor of more than six other volumes. He is a member of the American Philosophical Association, the Conference of Science of Philosophy and Religion, Metaphysical Society of America, Philosophical Educational Society, American Society of Aesthetics, and Phi Beta Kappa. He founded and is editor of the Review of Metaphysics. Reservations for the Thursday lecture may be made by calling New College. -30-

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