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David Welker, Ph.D.



Dr. David Welker, a professor of Philosophy at Temple University for 34 years died in September 2003. He was head of the Philosophy Department from 1985 to 1988 and will always be remembered as "a very student--oriented teacher". He was known to mix the joys of cooking with the exactitude of philosophical discussions. As an example, he taught a course at Temple entitled "Eat, Drink and Think Merry". Possessing a succinct suc·cinct  
adj. suc·cinct·er, suc·cinct·est
1. Characterized by clear, precise expression in few words; concise and terse: a succinct reply; a succinct style.

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 wit, he delighted his students by teaching while preparing a four- course menu complete with fine wines, some of which came from his personal collection.

He received a bachelor's degree in philosophy in 1960 from the University of Michigan (body, education) University of Michigan - A large cosmopolitan university in the Midwest USA. Over 50000 students are enrolled at the University of Michigan's three campuses. The students come from 50 states and over 100 foreign countries. . After earning his master's degree master's degree
n.
An academic degree conferred by a college or university upon those who complete at least one year of prescribed study beyond the bachelor's degree.

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 from the University of California The University of California has a combined student body of more than 191,000 students, over 1,340,000 living alumni, and a combined systemwide and campus endowment of just over $7.3 billion (8th largest in the United States).  at Berkley, he began teaching at Temple University in 1965 and was awarded a doctorate in philosophy from the University of Michigan in 1968.
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Title Annotation:IN MEMORIAM
Publication:Frontier Perspectives
Article Type:Obituary
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Sep 22, 2003
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