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Manitoba History No. 88
Manitoba
History

No. 88

Lieutenant Governor's History Award
Lieutenant
Governor's
History
Award

MHS Fundraising Dinner
MHS
Fundraising
Dinner

War Memorials in Manitoba
War
Memorials
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
This Old
Elevator

Abandoned Manitoba
Abandoned
Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans
Memorable
Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans: Rupert C. Lodge (1886-1961)

Philosopher.

Born in England, he spent most of a distinguished academic career (1920-47) at the University of Manitoba. Arguably the best-known modern philosopher to work in Canada, Lodge was the author of a number of important works, including An Introduction to Modern Logic (1920), The Questioning Mind (1937), The Philosophy of Education (1937), and The Great Thinkers (1949). His strength was his ability to communicate philosophical ideas free from jargon. Marshall McLuhan, who was a student of Lodge’s in the early 1930s, regarded him as the only professor at the University of Manitoba of real intellectual stature.

Sources:

Dictionary of Manitoba Biography by J. M. Bumsted, Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 1999.

Page revised: 17 October 2008

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