St. Thomas and the World State

St. Thomas and the World State

St. Thomas and the World State

St. Thomas and the World State

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The Aristotelian Society of Marquette University each year invites a scholar to deliver a lecture in honor of St. Thomas Aquinas. Customarily delivered on the Sunday nearest March 7th, the feast day of the Society's patron saint, these lectures are called the Aquinas Lectures.

In 1949 the Society had the pleasure of recording the lecture of Robert Maynard Hutchins, Chancellor of the University of Chicago.

Born in Brooklyn, N. Y. in 1899, Chancellor Hutchins attended Oberlin College 1915- 17, served in the U. S. Army 1917-19, and received from Yale University his A.B. in 1921, an honorary M.A. in 1922 and LL.B. in 1925. He was master of English and history at Lake Placid School, 1921-23; lecturer in the Yale University law school, 1923-25; secretary of the University 1923-27; professor of Law 1927-29 and dean of the Yale University law school 1928-29. In 1929 he was appointed . . .

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