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Bio

Robert Mark Wenley
The Michigan Alumnus 74

Robert Mark Wenley

Robert Mark Wenley, of Glasgow University, 
 who becomes professor of philosophy at the
 University, was a brilliant scholar at the Scottish
 Universities. He carried off no less than 14 
class and open university prizes at Glasgow; and
 graduated M. A., with first-class honors in men
tal philosophy. He afterwards pursued studies
 on the continent and then won the degree of D. 
Sc. at Edinburgh, by his work in logic, meta-
physics and moral philosophy. He was then
 appointed successively, assistant to the professor 
of logic and examiner in philosophy in Queen
 Margaret College. He has also conducted 43 
courses in the Glasgow University extension 
movement. 


Though a comparatively young man, he has
 written two books, one entitled "Socrates and 
Christ," and one on "Aspects of Pessimism." 
He has also been a frequent contributor to the
 Scottish Review, Mind, The Thinker, and numer
ous other philosophical and literary magazines. 
 He has strong recommendations from the late 
Prof. Veitch, Dr. Calderwood, Dr. Laurio, Ed
ward Caird, Dr. A. B. Bruce, Dr. Marcus Dodge, 
 Prof. Edward Dowden, the late C. J. Romanes, 
 and from the classes, who have been under his 
training.