Adler, Felix

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Born: Aug 13, 1851 AD
Died: 1933 AD, at 81 years of age.

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.

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