The Michigan Alumnus 275
CHARLES LESLIE STEVENSON, who joined the faculty early in 1946, is an Associate Professor of philosophy, and came to the University from the Yale University faculty.
He was born at Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1908, and received his early education there before earn ing a B.A. degree at Yale in 1930. He was married that year to Miss Louise Destler, and they spent the following three years in England where Mr. Stevenson studied at Cambridge University, receiving a B.A. degree in 1933. From there he continued his studies at Harvard University and earned a Ph.D. degree in 1935.
Then for four years Mr. Stevenson taught at Harvard before joining the faculty at Yale. At the latter institution he taught Navy men mathematics during the war years, in addition to his regu lar teaching duties in philosophy.
Mr. Stevenson is the author of "Ethics and Language," published in 1944, and he is currently working on a book on aes thetics. During the academic year of 1945-46 he was awarded a Guggen heim fellowship and was on leave from Yale.
As to hobbies, Professor Stev enson spends a great deal of his leisure time at the piano and has recently been learning to play the cello. He and Mrs. Stevenson have three daugh ters—Anne, fourteen; Diana, eleven; and Laura, one year.