Maurice Mandelbaum (born December 9, 1908 in Chicago; died January 1, 1987, Hanover, New Hampshire) was an American philosopher. He was professor of philosophy at Johns Hopkins University; and from 1957 until his retirement at Dartmouth College. He held two degrees from Dartmouth and a PhD from Yale University. He was known for his work in Phenomenology, Epistemology, and the History of ideas.
He wrote many books, including:
- The Problem of Historical Knowledge, 1938
- The Phenomenology of Moral Experience, 1955
- Philosophy, Science and Sense Perception, 1964
- History, Man, and Reason: A study in Nineteenth Century Thought, 1971
- The Anatomy of Historical Knowledge, 1977
- Philosophy, History, and the Sciences, 1984
- Lewis White Beck, Norman E. Bowie, Timothy Duggan, "Maurice H. Mandelbaum 1908 - 1987", Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association, Vol. 60, No. 5 (Jun., 1987), pp. 858–861.
- Ibid, at https://www.jstor.org/stable/3130123?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents