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James Beaumont Freeman, PhD, Named a Lifetime Achiever by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Freeman has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the field of philosophy

    PATERSON, NJ, October 31, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to name Dr. James Beaumont Freeman a Lifetime Achiever. An accomplished listee, Dr. Freeman celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Dr. Freeman has established himself as a reputable member of his field for his contributions in formal and informal logic, argumentation theory, and epistemology. He graduated from Indiana University with a PhD in 1973 and a Master of Arts in 1971. He also holds a Bachelor Degree from Drew University. Dr. Freeman currently serves as a professor at Hunter College at the City University of New York, a position he has held for 25 years.

Previously, Dr. Freeman served Hunter College as chairman of the department of philosophy from 1992 to 1998, as an associate professor from 1985 to 1992, and as an assistant professor of philosophy from 1978 to 1984. Prior to his career at Hunter College, Dr. Freeman served as a research associate at University of Victoria for three years and as a lecturer at multiple institutions, including Bloomfield College in New Jersey, Butler University in Indianapolis, and Indiana University.

Dr. Freeman is the author of the text book "Thinking Logically: Basic Concepts for Reasoning," published in 1993, and the monographs "Argument Structure: Representation and Theory," published by Springer in 2011, "Acceptable Premises: An Epistemic Approach to an Informal Logic Problem" published in 2004 with Cambridge University Press, and "Dialectics and the Macrostructure of Arguments: A Theory of Argument Structure," published in 1991. He has published articles in multiple journals, with many works featured in the journals Informal Logic and Argumentation.

Dr. Freeman is a member of the American Philosophical Association, and the Association for Informal Logic and Critical Thinking. In 2010, he was honored as the keynote speaker at the International Society for the Study of Argumentation Conference and was awarded by the organization and the University of Amsterdam for his contributions to the field. In 2010, Dr. Freeman was also honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Association for the Study of Argumentation. He has been featured in Who's Who in America and Who's Who in the East.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Dr. Freeman has been featured on the Marquis Who's Who Lifetime Achievers website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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