Creighton, James Edwin, 1861-1924.
In the new university system of the late nineteenth
century, there was a consensus on idealism as the most effective response to
the challenge of Charles Darwin. Nine older thinkers typified philosophy in the
young American university: Borden Parker Bowne; J.E. Creighton, G.S. Fullerton,
George Holmes Howison, George Ladd, G. S. Morris, Elisha Mulford, James Seth,
and Jacob Gould Sherman. Two younger scholars, Josiah Royce and John Dewey,
trained in the leading doctoral programme in the
The Philosophical Review (then edited by a prominent personal idealist, J.E. Creighton),
J. E. Creighton and James Seth he founded in 1892 The Philosophical Review.
U.S. Idealist philosopher and the founding president (1902) of the American Philosophical Association.
After studying in
PHILOSOPHICAL ESSAYS IN HONOR OF JAMES EDWIN CREIGHTON, By Former
Students in the Sage School of Philosophy of Cornell University, in Commemoration of Twenty-five
Years' Service as Teacher and Scholar. Edited by G. H. Sabine
ISBN: 0836907892 $23.95
Contents: The Confusion of Categories in Spinoza's Ethics by E. Albee; Hegel's Criticism of Spinoza
by K. E. Gilbert; Rationalism in Humes's Philosophy by G. H. Sabine; Freedom as an Ethical Postulate:
Kant by R. A. Tsanoff; Mill and Comte by N. C. Barr; The Intellectualistic Voluntarism of Alfred
Fouillee by A. T. Penney; Coherence as Organization by G. W. Cunningham; Time and the Logic of
Monistic Idealism by J. A. Leighton; The Datum by W. B. Pillsbury; The Limits of the Physical by G.
A. de Laguna; Is the Dualism of Mind and Matter Final? by H. W. Wright; The Revolt Against Dualism
by A. H. Jones; Some Comments on Instrumentalism by E. H. Hollands; Pragmatism and the
Correspondence Theory of Truth by E. B. Talbot; Idea and Action by E. Jordan; Some Practical
Substitutes for Thinking by H. G. Townsend; Selfhood by E. C. Wilm; Mental Activity and Conscious
Content by R. Morris Ogden; The Role of Intent in Menial Functioning by J. W. Baird; The Relation o
f Punishment to Disapprobation by T. de Laguna; Functional Interpretations of Religion: A Critique byE. L. Schaub.