Taylor, Fred Manville
- A. W. Coats
Taylor, Fred Manville (11 July 1855–07 August 1932), philosopher, economist, and pedagogue, was born in Northville, Michigan, the son of Barton S. Taylor, a clergyman, and Marietta Rowland. On graduating from Northwestern University (A.B. 1876; A.M. 1879), Taylor spent two years as teacher and principal at Winnetka High School in Winnetka, Illinois, before becoming professor of history and politics at Albion College in Albion, Michigan, in 1879. In 1880 he married Mary Sandford Brown, with whom he had four children. Political philosophy was then his main interest, and his University of Michigan doctoral dissertation (1888), written under the Hegelian ...