Persons in the Tradition of Boston Personalism

  title={Persons in the Tradition of Boston Personalism},
  author={Thomas O. Buford},
  journal={The Journal of Speculative Philosophy},
  pages={214 - 218}
Boston Personalism began with Borden Parker Bowne at Boston University in the late nineteenth century and was developed and enriched by Bowne's student, Edgar Sheffield Brightman, and by Brightman's student, Peter Anthony Bertocci. Philosophers working in the Boston Personalist tradition wrote in the major areas of philosophy, but mostly in metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, and philosophy of religion. Their thinking was animated by the insight that personal categories must be taken seriously… Expand
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