Harvard Tenures First Philosopher in 17 Years; Noted Law Professor at Duke May Follow Wife to California; Yale's School of Management Hires 7

May 07, 1999 Premium content for subscribers. Subscribe Today

The streak is over.

Harvard University has just tenured one of its own philosophers: Richard G. Heck. In most circles, that might not qualify as news, but Harvard hasn't given the nod to anyone in its philosophy department in 17 years.

The last...

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