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Marvin Farber was an American
United States
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 philosopher. He was born in Buffalo, New York, and died in Minneapolis. Farber was Professor
Professor
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 Emeritus at the University at Buffalo, and was Chairman of the Department of Philosophy there from 1937-1961. He founded the journal Philosophy and Phenomenological Research in 1940, and served as its editor until 1980. He was the older brother of cancer researcher Sidney Farber
Sidney Farber
Sidney Farber was a pediatric pathologist. He was born in 1903 in Buffalo, New York, the third oldest of a family of 14 children. He was a graduate of the University of Buffalo in 1923. He took his first year of medical school at the Universities of Heidelberg and Freiburg in Germany. He entered...

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