Sign In
  • UD Search
Toggle Navigation

Open the Navigation Management window, which can be used to view the full current branch of the menu tree, and edit it.

CONNECT

About David Lloyd Norton

Image Picker for Section 0

Personal 

Born: 27 March 1930, St. Louis, MO Died: July 24, 1995 Married Joan M. Carter, 1953 Children: Anita Lee Kronsberg, Ronald Vallet Norton, Peter Daniel Norton Divorced and Married Mary F. Kille, 1970 Children: Timothy Tucker Norton; Cory Dana Norton Grandchildren: Rachel Leah Kronsberg, Will David Norton, Paul Richard Norton

Academic

B.S., Civil Engineering, Washington University (St. Louis),1952 M.A., Philosophy, Washington University, 1962 Ph.D., Philosophy, Boston University, 1968 Thesis Title: "Transcendental Imagination: A Post?Kantian Appraisal"

Vocational

1978-1995: Professor of Philosophy, University of Delaware 1978-1979: Visiting Professor, Philosophy, Hull University, Yorkshire, England 1973-1978: Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of Delaware 1966-1973 Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University of Delaware 1962-1966: Leader, Ethical Society of Boston 1958-1962: Associate Leader, Ethical Society of St. Louis 1954-1958: Architectural Engineer, The Norton Co., St. Louis 1953-1954: Civil Engineer, California Highway Dept., San Francisco 1952-1953: 2nd Lieutenant, USAF, San Antonio, Texas 1951: Uranium prospector. Atomic Trace Elements Unit, U.S Geological Survey, Alaska 1950: Smoke jumper, U.S. Forest Service, Missoula, Montana

Awards

Soka University, Tokyo, Award of Highest Honor, August 11, 1990 Soka University, Tokyo, Honorary Doctorate, awarded October 18, 1991

Publications: Books

  • Imagination, Understanding, and the Virtue of Liberality (Rowman & Littlefield, 1996), ix, 118 pages, indexed.
  • Democracy and Moral Development (University of California Press, Jan., 1991), xvi, 198 pages, indexed.
  • Personal Destinies: A philosophy of Ethical Individualism (Princeton University Press, 1976), xiv, 398 pages, indexed.
  • Philosophies of Love co-edited with Mary F. Kille (San Francisco and New York: Chandler Intext, 1971). 370 pages + preface. Revised edition, Rowman & Allenheld, 1983.
  • Japanese Buddhism and the American Renaissance (Tokyo: Institute of Oriental Philosophy, 1993). English and Japanese language editions, 36 and 56 pages respectively.

Publications: Articles and Book Chapters

  • "Moral Integrity, Organizational Management, and Public Education,” International Journal of Public Administration, vol. 17, no. 12, pp. 2259-2284.
  • "Education for Self-Knowledge and Worthy Living," John Howie & George Schedler, eds. Ethical Issues in Contemporary Society (Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1994), Ch. 6.
  • "Education for Moral Integrity," Dayle M. Bethel, ed., Compulsory Schooling and Human Learning: The Moral Failure of Public Education in America and Japan (San Francisco: Caddo Gap Press, 1994), Ch. 1.
  • "Parents as Learning Enablers," Bethel, Compulsory Schooling, Ch. 6.
  • "On Recovering the Telos in Teleology, or 'Where's the Beef?'" The Monist, vol. 75, no. 1, Jan. 1992, pp. 3?13.
  • “Humanistic Education for World Citizenship,” in Osamu Akimoto, ed., The Way Toward Humanistic Education Tokyo: Daisan Press, 1992, pp. 169?200.
  • "Moral Education for Values Creation," in Osamu Akimoto, ed., The Way Toward Humanistic Education, Tokyo, Daisan Press, 1992, pp. 202?230.
  • "Education for Values Creation," Soka Gakkai News (Tokyo), vol. 11, no. 259, Sept. 1990, pp. 14?22.
  • "Makiguchi: A Philosophical Appraisal," in Dayle M. Bethel, ed., Education for Creative Living: Ideas and Proposals of Tsunesaburo Makiguchi. Iowa State University Press, 1989, pp. 203?214. Tying School to the World of Work," Wilmington News Journal. May 4, 1989.
  • "Escaping from The Education Trap: A New University of Delaware Program for Mature Students," Sunday Wilmington News Journal, September 11, 1988.
  • "Moral Minimalism and The Development of Moral Character," in Peter A. French (et al.), ed., Midwest Studies in Philosophy, vol. XIII, "Ethical Theory: Character and Virtue," Notre Dame University Press, 1988, pp. 180?195.
  • "The New Moral Philosophy and Its Application to Organizational Life," in N. Dale Wright ed.. Papers on the Ethics of Administration. State University of New York Press, 1988, pp. 47?66.
  • “Social Organization and Individual Initiative: A Eudaimonist Model,” in Konstantin Kolenda, ed., Organizations and Ethical Individualism. Praeger, 1988, pp. 107-136.
  • “Liberty, Virtue, and Self-Development: A Eudaimonist Perspective,” Reason Papers, 12:3-15, 1987.
  • “Tradition and Autonomous Individuality,” Journal of Value Inquiry, 21:131-46, 1987.
  • “The Moral Individualism of Henry David Thoreau,” in Marcus G. Singer, ed., American Philosophy (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1986), pp. 239-253.
  • “Is 'Flourishing' a True Alternative Ethics?,” Reason Papers, no. 10, Spring 1985, pp. 101-105.
  • “Life Shaping Choices,” The Humanist, Sept./Oct. 1983, pp. 41-42.
  • “Good Government, Justice, and Self-Fulfilling Individuality,” in Roger Skurski, ed., New Directions in Economic Justice (Notre Dame University Press, 1983), pp. 33-52.
  • “Nature and Personal Destiny: A Turning Point in the Enterprise of Self-Responsibility,” in A. T. Tymieniecka, ed. The Philosophical Reflection of Man in Literature (Reidel, 1982), pp. 173-184.
  • "Toward the Community of True Individuals," in Konstantin Kolenda, ed., Person and Community in American Thought (Rice University Press, 1981), pp. 119?133.
  • "On an Internal Disparity in Universalizability: Criterion Formulations," The Review of Metaphysics, XXXIII, no. 3, March 1980, pp. 51?59.
  • "On the Tension Between Equality and Excellence in the Ideal of Democracy," in Maurice Wohlgelernter, ed., History, Religion, and Spiritual Democracy: Essays in Honor of Joseph L. Blau (Columbia University Press, 1980).
  • "On the Concrete Origin of Metaphysical Questions in Childhood," in Matthew Lippman and Ann Margaret Sharp, eds., Growing Up With Philosophy (Temple University Press, 1978), 121?130.
  • "Can Fanaticism Be Distinguished From Moral Idealism?", The Review of Metaphysics, vol. XXX, no. 3, March 1977, pp. 497?507.
  • "Individualism and Productive Justice," Ethics,. vol. 87, no. 2, January 1977, pp. 113?125.
  • “Rawls's Theory of Justice, A Perfectionist Rejoinder,” If Ethics, vol. 85, no. 1, October 1974, pp. 50?57.
  • "On Teaching Students What They Already Know," School Review (Chicago University Press), vol. 82, no. 1, November 1973, 45?56.
  • "Social Entailments of Self-Actualization" (with Mary K. Norton), Journal of Value Inquiry. vol. 7, no. 2, Summer, 1973, pp. 106?120.
  • "Eudaimonia and the Pain: Displeasure Contingency Argument" Ethics, vol. 82, no. 3, Spring 1972, pp. 314?320.
  • "From Law to Love: Social Order as Self-Actualization," Journal of Value Inquiry. vol. 6, no. 1, Spring 1972, pp. 91?101.
  • "Does God Have a Ph.D.?" School Review, vol. 80, no. 1, November 1971, pp. 67?75.
  • "Toward an Epistemology of Romantic Love," The Centennial Review, vol. XIV, no. 4, Fall, 1970, pp. 421?443.
  • "The Rites of Passage from Dependence to Autonomy," School Review, vol. 79, no. 1, November 1970, p. 19?41.
  • "Learning, Lifestyle, and Imagination," School Review, vol. 78, no. 1, November 1969, pp. 63?79.
  • "Daimons and Human Destiny," The Centennial Review. vol. XIII, no. 2, Spring, 1969, pp. 154?165.
  • "Philosophy and Imagination," The Centennial Review, vol. XII, no. 4, Fall 1968, pp. 392?413.
  • "Art as Shock and Re-Beginning," The Centennial Review, vol. XII, no. l. Winter, 1968, pp. 96?109.
  • "Life, Death, and Moral Autonomy," The Centennial Review, vol. X, no. 1, Winter, 1966,pp. 1?12.
  • "Humanism as a Culture," The Humanist. no. 6, 1963, pp. 180?184.
  • "The Elders of Our Tribe," The Nation. February 18, 1961.
  • "Return to the Hearths Longing," The Nation, August 20, 1960.
  • "New Ear for Emerson," The Nation. March 12, 1960.
  • 20 essays for the Sunday Cultural Supplement of the St Louis Post-Dispatch. 1958:196
Page Settings and MetaData:
(Not Shown on the Page)
Page Settings
About David Norton
No
MetaData for Search Engine Optimization
About David Lloyd Norton
  • Department of Philosophy
  • 24 Kent Way
  • University of Delaware
  • Newark, DE 19716, USA
  • Phone: 302-831-2359
  • philosophy@udel.edu