The hiring of James Mark Baldwin and James Gibson Hume at the University of Toronto in 1889.

  title={The hiring of James Mark Baldwin and James Gibson Hume at the University of Toronto in 1889.},
  author={C. Green},
  journal={History of psychology},
  volume={7 2},
  • C. Green
  • Published 2004
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • History of psychology
In 1889, George Paxton Young, the University of Toronto's philosophy professor, passed away suddenly while in the midst of a public debate over the merits of hiring Canadians in preference to American and British applicants for faculty positions. As a result, the process of replacing Young turned into a continuation of that argument, becoming quite vociferous and involving the popular press and the Ontario government This article examines the intellectual, political, and personal dynamics at… Expand

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