Shapere Winston-Salem Dudley Shapere May 27, 1928 - Dec 26, 2016 Dudley Shapere, an Emeritus Professor at Wake Forest University, died Monday, December 26, 2016 in Winston-Salem at the age of 88. Born and raised in Brownsville, Texas, he was the son of Abraham Dudley Shapere, a surgeon, and Corinne Pupkin. He studied philosophy as an undergraduate and graduate student at Harvard University, where he earned his PhD in 1957. His distinguished career included faculty appointments at the Ohio State University, the University of Chicago, the University of Illinois, and the University of Maryland. In 1984 he was appointed the Z. Smith Reynolds Professor of History and Philosophy of Science at Wake Forest. He retired from Wake Forest in 2001 but continued to write and give lectures around the world. He leaves his wife of 42 years, Hannah Hardgrave; their daughters Elizabeth and Anne; his son Alfred and daughter Catherine by his previous marriage to Alfreda Bingham; and five grandchildren. A memorial service will be held in the summer of 2017. Online condolences may be sent to

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