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November 20, 1855|
Grass Valley, California, U.S.
|Died||September 14, 1916
Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Education||University of California, Berkeley (B.A., 1875)
Johns Hopkins University (Ph.D., 1878)
|Thesis||Interdependence of the Principles of Human Knowledge (1878)|
|Academic advisors||Hermann Lotze
Charles Sanders Peirce
|Doctoral students||Curt John Ducasse
C. I. Lewis
|Other notable students||Edwin Holt|
|Ethics, philosophy of religion|
|Practical life as the guide and determiner of the value of philosophical ideas|
Josiah Royce ( November 20, 1855 – September 14, 1916) was an American objective idealist philosopher and the founder of American idealism. His philosophical ideas included his version of personalism, defense of absolutism, idealism and his conceptualization of God.
Royce is known as the only noted American philosopher who also studied and wrote history. His historical works mainly focused on the American West.
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