1918 – Born on June 9th in Pella, Marion County, Iowa. American philosopher and politician.
1941 – Received his M.A. in Literature from University of Iowa.
1944 – Earned his PhD in Philosophy from Columbia University.
1946-1971 – Wrote the books, Meaning and Truth in the Arts, Readings in Ethical Theory, An Introduction to Philosophical Analysis, Readings in Introductory Philosophical Analysis, Libertarianism: A Political Philosophy for Tomorrow and Artistic Expression.
1972 – Was the first Libertarian candidate for President of the United States.
1980 – Wrote The Literature of Ethics in the Twentieth Century and Human Conduct: Problems of Ethics.