Morse Peckham 19671980
A graduate of the University of
Rochester and Princeton University
with an MA and Ph.D., respectively, Peckham came to USC in 1967 after an 18-year career at the University of Pennsylvania. A prolific publisher, there were 154 items on his bibliography at the time of his death, including Mans Rage for Chaos and Explanation and Power. He was also a remarkable teacher and made a lasting impact on the University before his retirement in 1980.