Lewis W. Beck
Beck, Lewis W(hite) (26 September 1913 - 7 June 1997)
In the 1950s, Beck wrote reviews for The Humanist, at which time he taught philosophy at the University of Rochester.
He is author of Kant (1950), Early German Philosophy (1969), Actor and Spectator (1975), Essays on Kant and Hume (1978), Kant Selections (1988), Immanuel Kant (1989), Critique of Practical Reason (1992), and Kant's Three Critiques (1993).
In Essays by Lewis White Beck, Five Decades as a Philosopher (1999), Robert Holmes of the University of Rochester describes Beck's own account of how he became a philosopher, gives a complete bibliography of his publications, and writes a fitting tribute to him. Predrag Cicovacki, who edited the work, is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts.
Following is correspondence Beck had with The Humanist's book review editor.