Harvey B Sarles

Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • Ph.D.: Anthropology, University of Chicago, 1966.
  • M.A.: Anthropology, Linguistics, SUNY, Buffalo, 1959.
  • B.A.: General Science, SUNY, Buffalo, 1954.

Specialties

  • science and religion
  • human nature
  • teaching as dialogue
  • pragmatism: John Dewey and G.H. Mead
  • cultural critic
Courses Taught
  • CSCL 3331 - Science and the Humanities
  • CSCL 3910 - Aphoristic Writing, Postmodernism, and the Internet
  • CSCL 3910 - Meaning and Identity in Postmodern Culture
  • CSCL 3979 - Issues in Cultural Pluralism
  • CSCL 5147 - Teaching as Dialogue
  • CSCL 5910 - Pragmatism: Peirce, Dewey and Mead
Research & Professional Activities

Professional Activities

  • Reviewer, On the Horizon: Write reviews of publications in Higher Education , 1998 -
  • Faculty - Humanist Institute: Discussant/essayist, teacher of Humanist Leaders , 1992 -

Outreach

  • On the Human: Weisman Museum Discussion on Genesis Exhibition, February 28, 2004
  • Co-covenor of Scholar's Forums: Host Community Open Discussions on Democracy and Education, 2002 -
  • Teaching as Dialogue: Talking with School Teachers about Teaching as a Dialogue, February 2004 -
Publications
  • Nietzsche's Prophecy: The Crisis in Meaning. Sarles, Harvey, Humanity Press, 2001.
  • Teaching as Dialogue. Sarles, Harvey, University Press of America, Author, 1993.
  • Critical Naturalism and Cultural Relativism. Sarles, Harvey, 1991.
  • Language and Human Nature. Sarles, Harvey, University of Minnesota Press, Author, 1985.
Awards
  • Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the World, 2000
  • Featured Speaker, University of Chicago, 50 Anniversary of Anthropology Dept, October 1979
  • Arthur "Red" Motley Teaching Award, CLA, University of Minnesota, 2000 - 2001