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John Bascom

John Bascom born at Genoa, New York, May 1, 1827, and died at Williamstown, Massachusetts, in 1912. He was a graduate of Williams College with the class of 1849, and held many degrees, both scholarly and honorary, from that and other institutions of learning. He was professor of rhetoric at Williams College from 1855 to 1874, and was President of the University of Wisconsin from 1874 to 1887.

He is the author of some thirty or forty books. He said in his biography the books cost him more money than he ever received from their publication. But he also included that he was glad to have written them and is only sorry that he could not have been of more service to his fellow men.

Books by John Bascom

An Appeal To Young Men On The Use Of Tobacco (1850)

Philosophy Of Rhetoric (1866)

Problems In Philosophy (1885)

Science, Philosophy And Religion (1871)

Education And The State (1877)

Evolution And Religion (1897)

Prohibition And Common Sense (1885)

Social Theory (1895)

Natural Theology (1880)

The Science Of Mind (1881)

The New Theology (1891)

Ethics (1879)

Aesthetics (1871)

The Principles Of Psychology (1869)

Comparative Psychology (1878)

Philosophy Of English Literature (1874)

The Lawyer And The Lawyer's Questions (1882)

Sociology (1887)

Address Before The YMCA Of The Mass Agricultural College (1892)

An Historical Interpretation Of Philosophy (1893)

The Goodness Of God (1901)

The Remedies Of Trusts (901)

Things Learned By Living (1913)

Sermons And Addresses (1913)

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