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Baldwin, James Mark

Born: 1861 AD
Died: 1934 AD, at 73 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Philosophers, Psychologists


American philosopher and psychologist


1861 - Baldwin was born in Columbia, South Carolina.


1885 - Became Instructor in French and German at the Princeton Theological Seminary.


1887 - Worked as a professor of philosophy at Lake Forest College.


1897 - Complemented his psychological work with philosophy.


1897 - He becomes the sixth President of the APA.


1889 - Went to the University of Toronto as the Chair of Logic and Metaphysics.


1892 - Vice-president of the international Congress of Psychology.


         - He was a founding member of the American Psychological Association.


1893 - Called back to his alma mater, Princeton University, he was offered the Stuart Chair in Psychology and the opportunity to establish a new psychology laboratory.


1893 - Organized the psychology exhibit at the World's Columbian Exposition at Chicago.


1894-1909 - He was the co-founder and 1st editor of "Psychological Review".


1896 - He was honorary president of the International Congress of Criminal Anthropology held in Geneva.


1897 - Received a gold medal from the Royal Academy of Arts and Sciences of Denmark.


1897-1898 - He becomes the president of the American Psychological Association.


1899 - Baldwin went to Oxford to supervise the completion of the "Dictionary.


1902 - He was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Science at the Oxford University.


1902 - Published the Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology, which contained contributions from the leading figures in psychology and philosophy at the turn of the century.


1903 - Moved to a professorship of philosophy and psychology at Johns Hopkins University.


1906 - Started to work on "Thoughts and Things: A Study of the Development and Meaning of Thought. Or Genetic Logic" a densely integrative rendering of his ideas culminating in "Genetic Theory of Reality.


1908 - Baldwin was arrested in a raid on a brothel.


1915 - The Outcome of Genetic Logic as Issuing in the Aesthetic Theory of Reality called Pancalism".


1916 - He published "American Neutrality, Its Cause and Cure".




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