Definition of Jacob Gould Schurman
What does the word Jacob Gould Schurman mean?
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President of Cornell University; born in Freetown, Prince Edward's Island, May 22, 1854. He won the Gilchist Dominion scholarship, 1875; graduated at London University, 1877; was professor of philosophy in Acadia College, 1880-82; in Dalhousie College, Halifax, 1882-86. He became professor of philosophy at Cornell University, and has been president since 1892. He has published: "Kantian Ethics" (1881), "The Ethical Import of Darwinism" (1887), and "Agnosticism and Religion"; and contributed to many reviews, essays on important subjects.