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Classroom Profile

Paul Henle
The Michigan Alumnus 346

PAUL HENLE, Professor of Philosophy,
 joined the faculty in 1937, after hav
ing taught at his alma mater, Harvard University, and at Smith College. A native of
 New York City, he earned the A.B., A.M.,
 and Ph.D. degrees before beginning his 
teaching career. Professor Henle left the
 Michigan Campus in 1942, on leave of
 absence, to serve in the Army until 1945.
 Then he resigned in 1946 to become Chair
man of the Philosophy Department at
 Northwestern University. However, he
 rejoined the Michigan staff in 1950. Pro
fessor Henle is co-author of a book,
 "Fundamentals of Logic," which has been 
translated into the Chinese. He is currently
 Vice-President of the Western Division of
 the American Philosophical Association,
 and has been Consulting Editor of the 
"Journal" of the Association for Symbolic 
Logic. Mrs. Henle is the former Jeanne
 M. La Forge, '41, and they have two sons.