Peden, W. Creighton

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PEDEN, W. Creighton

PEDEN, W. Creighton. American, b. 1935. Genres: Philosophy. Career: Radford University, VA, head of philosophy department, 1965-68; Millikan University, Decatur, IL, head of philosophy department, 1968-69; Augusta College, GA, Fuller E. Callaway Professor of Philosophy, 1969-93, professor emeritus, 1993-. Highlands Institute for American Religious Thought Inc., founding executive director, 1987-92, founding president, 1992-. Visiting professor at schools and universities in the US, UK, and European union; lecturer at universities around the world. Publications: Wieman's Empirical Process Philosophy, 1977; (with C. Hartshorne) Whitehead's View of Reality, 1981; The Chicago School: Voices of Liberal Religious Thought, 1987; The Philosopher of Free Religion: Francis Ellingwood Abbot, 1836-1903, 1992; Civil War Pulpit to World's Parliament of Religion: The Thought of William James Potter, 1829-1893, 1996. Contributor of articles and chapters to scholarly publications. Address: Highlands Institute for American Religious Thought Inc., P.O Box 2009, Highlands, NC 28741, U.S.A.