Florian Witold Znaniecki 

A. N. Marquis Co.

Znaniecki, Florian Witold (znā-nyětskǐ) sociologist; b. Swiatniki, Poland, Jan. 15, 1882; s. Leon and Amelia (Holtz) Z.; B.A., Univ. of Warsaw; M. A., U. of Geneva; student Univ. of Zurich, Univ. of Paris; Ph.D., Univ. of Cracow, 1909; m. Emilia Szwejkowska, Sept. 1, 1906; one son, Julius; m. 2d Eileen Markley, April 26, 1916; one daughter, Helena (Mrs. Richard S. Lopata). Dir. Polish Emigrants Protective Assn., 1911-1914; lecturer, Univ. of Chicago, 1917-1919; prof, sociology, Univ. of Poznan, Poland, 1920-39; vis. prof. Columbia, 1931-38; summer, 1939, Julius Beer lecturer, 1939-40; vis. prof. Univ. of Ill., 1939-40, prof. of sociology, 1941 ---. Decorated Comander Polonia Restituta. Founder, Polish Sociol. Inst and Polish Sociol. Review. Fellow A.A.A.S.; mem. Am. Sociol. Soc (pres. 1953-54). Internat. Sociol. Inst., London Sociol. Soc. (vice-pres). Author: The Problem of Values; Humanism and Knowledge; The Fall of Western Civilization; Introduction to Sociology; Sociology of Education, 2 vols; The City Viewed by Its Inhabitants; The Men of Today and the Civilization of the Future; (all in Polish); (in English) The Polish Peasant, 5 vols (with W. I. Thomas), 1918-1920; Cultural Reality, 1919; Laws of Social Psychology, 1925; The Method of Sociology, 1934; Social Actions, 1936; The Social Role of Man in Knowledge, 1940 (translation in Spanish, 1944); Cultural Sciences, Modern Nationalities, 1952; about 30 articles in various languages. Home: 810 W. White Str., Champaign, Ill. Died Mar. 23, 1958.


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