Haig KHATCHADOURIAN

IN MEMORIAM

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  • Hasmik HOVHANNISYAN Khachatur Abovian Armenian State Pedagogical University and Yerevan State University

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.24234/wisdom.v6i1.195

Abstract

In 2016, the world of Philosophy lost a tremendous and tireless scholar with the passing of Professor Haig Khatchadourian.

Haig Khatchadourian, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee from the late 1960’s until 1994, was educated at the American University of Beirut (B.A. and M.A.) and at Duke University (Ph.D.). He also taught at the American University of Beirut (1948-49, 1956-68), Melkonian Educational Institute, Nicosia, Cyprus (1950-1951), Haigazian College, Beirut (1951-52), the University of Southern California (1968-69), and was a Visiting Professor at the University of Hawaii-Manoa (1976-77) and a Distinguished Visiting Professor at the University of New Mexico-Albuquerque (1978-79). His areas of specialization included: Aesthetics and Philosophy of the Arts, Ethics, Philosophy of Language, Political Philosophy, and Social Philosophy, among others. He was a member of learned societies and presented papers at international conferences from 1958 to 2007. He participated in the Harvard International Seminar (summer, 1962) and was a Liberal Arts Fellow in Philosophy and Law at Harvard Law School (1982-3). He received numerous honors and awards, including Outstanding Educators of America Award, 2,000 Intellectuals of the 20th Century and 2,000 Outstanding Academics of the 21st Century. He published 19 books and at least 94 articles. His most recent book is How to Do Things with Silence.

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Author Biography

Hasmik HOVHANNISYAN, Khachatur Abovian Armenian State Pedagogical University and Yerevan State University

PhD in Philosophy, Associate Professor of the Department of Philosophy and Logic Department, Khachatur Abovian Armenian State Pedagogical University and Yerevan State University, General Secretary for Scientific Affairs of Armenian Philo­sophical Academy, Head of the Chair of the Humanities and Social Sciences at French University of Armenia, Chairman of the Committee of Civil Society Development of Public Council of the Republic of Armenia

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Published

2016-07-01

How to Cite

HOVHANNISYAN, H. (2016). Haig KHATCHADOURIAN: IN MEMORIAM. WISDOM, 6(1), 136–138. https://doi.org/10.24234/wisdom.v6i1.195

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