Oberlin College

private liberal arts college in Oberlin, Ohio, United States

Oberlin College is a private liberal arts college and conservatory of music in Oberlin, Ohio. It is the oldest coeducational liberal arts college in the United States and the second oldest continuously operating coeducational institute of higher learning in the world. The Oberlin Conservatory of Music is the oldest continuously operating conservatory in the United States. In 1835 Oberlin became one of the first colleges in the United States to admit African Americans, and in 1837 the first to admit women (other than Franklin College's brief experiment in the 1780s). Today, it its known for its progressive student activism.The College of Arts & Sciences offers more than 50 majors, minors, and concentrations. Oberlin is a member of the Great Lakes Colleges Association and the Five Colleges of Ohio consortium. Since its founding, Oberlin has graduated 16 Rhodes Scholars, 20 Truman Scholars, three Nobel laureates, and seven MacArthur fellows.
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Thornton Wilder

American playwright and novelist

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10

The Ides of March

novel by Thornton Wilder

author: Thornton Wilder

1948

The Bridge of San Luis Rey

second novel by Thornton Wilder

author: Thornton Wilder

1927

The Skin of Our Teeth

play by Thornton Wilder

author: Thornton Wilder

Our Town

play written by Thornton Wilder

author: Thornton Wilder

1938

Theophilus North

book by Thornton Wilder

author: Thornton Wilder

1973

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Willard Van Orman Quine cover

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Willard Van Orman Quine

American philosopher and logician

works

10

Quintessence

boek van Willard Van Orman Quine

author: Willard Van Orman Quine

Word and Object

1960 book by Willard Van Orman Quine

author: Willard Van Orman Quine

1960

The Roots of Reference

1974 book by Willard Van Orman Quine

author: Willard Van Orman Quine

1974

articles

2

Steps Toward a Constructive Nominalism ( 1947 )

author: Willard Van Orman Quine, Nelson Goodman

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Rollo May

American psychiatrist

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David M. Halperin

American academic

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Richard R. Nelson

(b.1930) American professor of economics

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