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Adler, Felix

Born: 1851 AD
Died: 1933 AD
Nationality: German
Categories: Educators, Social Reformer

1851 – Felix Adler was born in Alzey, Germany on August 13, 1851.

1856 – Immigrated in United States with his family.

1870 – Graduated in Columbia University.

1873 – Returned to America and became a professor of Hebrew and Oriental Literature at Cornell University. Adler also delivered his first and only address to the Temple Emanu-El which proposed ridding the religion of its superstitious traditions called "The Judaism of the Future".

1876 – Founded the New York Society for Ethical Culture.

1891 – Founded the Summer School of Applied Ethics.

1902 – Adler was appointed as a professor of political and social ethics at Columbia University.

1904 – Became the founding chairman of the National Child Labor Committee.

1917 – Served the Civil Liberties Bureau and became the American Civil Liberties Bureau and the American Cilvil Liberties Union.

1928 – Became the president of the Eastern division of the American Philosophical Association and launched the Fieldston School.

1878 – Published the "Creed and Deed".

1885 – Created the Tenement House Building Company.

1892 – Published the "Moral Instruction of Children".

1905 – Published the "Life and Destiny".

1906 – Published the "The Religion of Duty".

1908 – Published the "Essentials of Spirituality".

1918 – Published the "An Ethical Philosophy of LIfe".

1925 – Published the "The Reconstruction of the Spiritual Ideal".

1933 – Died in New York Cuty on April 24, 1933.