Susanne K. Langer (December 20, 1895 - July 17, 1985)

Langer was one of the first women to make an academic career in the field of philosophy and the first to be considered a major American philosopher, according to the Hartford Courant. She is best known for her 1942 book, Philosophy in a New Key. Langer was a long-time resident of Old Lyme, Conn., and professor of philosophy at Connecticut College in New London.
Rout-ledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy
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