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In Memoriam: Ted Cohen

Wednesday, March 19, 2014   (1 Comments)
Posted by: Erin Shepherd
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The APA was saddened to learn of the death of Ted Cohen (1939–2014). Cohen, a longtime philosophy professor at the University of Chicago who worked mainly in the philosophy of art, served as president of the APA’s Central Division in 2006-2007. He passed away on Friday, March 14, at the age of seventy-four.

A memorial service for Ted Cohen will be held on April 12 at the University of Chicago’s Quadrangle Club.


Timothy Gould says...
Posted Saturday, March 22, 2014
A long-planned conference entitled Breaking Rules in honor of the work of Ted Cohen and now, sadly, in memory of the man will be held on June 6 to 8 on the campus of the Metropolitan State University of Denver. For further information contact Tim Gould at

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