T. A. Goudge


T. A. Goudge

Thomas Anderson Goudge M.A., Ph.D, FRSC (January 19, 1910 – June 20, 1999) was a Canadian university professor.

He was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, son of Thomas Norman and Effie (Anderson) Goudge. He graduated from the Halifax Academy in 1927, and studied for a B.A. in 1931 and an MA in 1932 from Dalhousie University. He obtained his Ph. D from the University of Toronto in 1937 after having briefly studied from 1936-37 at Harvard University. He married Helen Beryl Christilaw in Blind River, Ontario, on June 23, 1936 and had one son, Stephen.

He became an interim lecturer on philosophy at Waterloo College in 1934 and later served as a tutor, fellow and then lecturer in philosophy at Queen's University from 1935-1938. He lectured in philosophy at Toronto after that, becoming an assistant professor in 1940, an associate professor in 1945 and a full professor in 1949. He also served on the editorial committee of the "University of Toronto Quarterly" from 1951 on, serving as acting editor in 1955. In 1963, he became Chairman of the Department of Philosophy at Toronto.

He served in World War II, joining the Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve in 1943 as a sub-lieutenant. He was discharged at the end of the war in 1945 with the rank of a Lieutenant-Commander.

He wrote "Bergson's Introduction to Metaphysics" (1949), "The Thought of C.S. Peirce" (1950), "The Ascent of Life" (1961, winning the Governor General's Award) and many articles on philosophy and related subjects. He was a member of the American Philosophical Association, the Mind Association and the Humanities Association of Canada; he also served as President of the Canadian Philosophy Association in 1964 and as President of the Charles S. Peirce Society from 1957 to 1959. He was noted for his passion for oil painting.

External links

* [http://thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=A1ARTA0003334 Thomas Anderson Goudge] at The Canadian Encyclopedia


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Goudge —   [guːdʒ], Elizabeth de Beauchamp, englische Schriftstellerin, * Wells 24. 4. 1900, ✝ Henley on Thames (County Oxfordshire) 1. 4. 1984; verfasste zahlreiche zum Teil gefühlsbetonte, lebensbejahende und humorvolle Unterhaltungsromane; schrieb… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • goudge — obs. form of gouge n.1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Goudge — This interesting surname, is a variant of Gough , which has two possible origins. It may be an English occupational name for a smith, of Celtic origin from the Gaelic gobha , and the Cornish Breton word goff , both meaning smith, which is… …   Surnames reference

  • Elizabeth Goudge — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Elizabeth Goudge Nacimiento 24 de abril de 1900 Wells, Inglaterra Ocupación escritora Nacionalidad Británica …   Wikipedia Español

  • Elizabeth Goudge — (24 April 1900 – 1 April 1984) was an English author of novels, short stories and children s books.Born in Wells, she moved with her family to Ely when her father, a clergyman, was transferred there. When her father, Henry Leighton Goudge, was… …   Wikipedia

  • Chris Goudge — Christopher Edward Goudge (4 March 1935 Prestwich, Greater Manchester, England– 7 November 2010 Devon,,United Kingdom) was a British athlete who competed in the 400m hurdles at the 1960 Summer Olympic Games in Rome.[1] Contents 1 Early life 2… …   Wikipedia

  • Monson Henry Goudge — Source: Library and Archives Canada Monson Henry Goudge (October 22, 1829 – March 1, 1920) was a Canadian merchant and political figure. He represented Hants in the Canadian House of Commons from 1873 to 1878 as a Liberal member.[1] His surnam …   Wikipedia

  • Elizabeth Goudge — (* 24. April 1900 in Wells, Somerset; † 1. April 1984 in Rotherfield Peppard) war eine englische Schriftstellerin. Bekannt wurde sie vor allem durch das Kinderbuch Das kleine weiße Pferd. Leben Nach ihrer Geburt im englischen Wells zog sie mit… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Elizabeth Goudge — (24 avril 1900 1er avril 1984) est une romancière anglaise. Née en 1900 à Wells dans le Somerset, elle passa son adolescence à Ely, près de Cambridge, où son père fut nommé directeur d’un collège de théologie. En 1923, à Oxford… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Charles Randal Smith — For other people of the same name, see Charles Smith (disambiguation). Charles Randal Smith was a Canadian pathologist who was the head pediatric forensic pathologist at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Ontario, from 1982 to 2003. The… …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.