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Stanford Moore (September 4, 1913August 23, 1982) was a U.S. biochemist. He won a Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1972, for his work on ribonuclease and for contribution to the understanding of the connection between chemical structure and catalytic activity of the ribonuclease molecule. Jump to: navigation, search September 4 is the 247th day of the year (248th in leap years). ... Jump to: navigation, search 1913 is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... Jump to: navigation, search August 23 is the 235th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (236th in leap years), with 130 days remaining. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1982 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The United States of America — also referred to as the United States, the U.S.A., the U.S., America, the States, or (archaically) Columbia—is a federal republic of 50 states located primarily in central North America (with the exception of two states: Alaska and Hawaii). ... Biochemistry is the chemistry of life. ... List of Nobel Prize laureates in Chemistry from 1901 to the present day. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1972 was a leap year that started on a Saturday. ...

Moore graduated summa cum laude from Vanderbilt University in 1935 and earned his doctorate in Organic Chemistry from the University of Wisconsin in 1938. Latin honors are Latin phrases used to indicate the level of academic distinction with which an academic degree was earned. ... Vanderbilt University Vanderbilt University (colloquially known as Vandy) is a private, nonsectarian, coeducational university in Nashville, Tennessee. ... 1935 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search The University of Wisconsin was founded in 1848 and is the largest university in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1938 was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ...

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Stanford Moore Summary (2932 words)
Stanford Moore was born in 1913, in Chicago, Illinois, but spent most of his childhood in Nashville, Tennessee, where his father was a professor at Vanderbilt University's School of Law.
Moore's research focused on the relationship between the chemical structure of proteins, which are made up of strings of amino acids, and their biological action.
Moore graduated summa cum laude from Vanderbilt University, where he was a member of Phi Kappa Sigma, in 1935 and earned his doctorate in Organic Chemistry from the University of Wisconsin in 1938.
Moore's Moral Philosophy (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy) (7321 words)
Moore's second innovation was his view that the intrinsic value of a state of affairs can depend only on its intrinsic properties, properties it has apart from any relations to other states.
Moore might claim that an artist must understand and love his work's beauty if he is to create it, perhaps even more than someone who merely enjoys it; but the value in the artist's work is still not distinctively creative.
Whereas Moore sometimes claimed that certain moral propositions are self-evident when considered on their own, philosophers today are more likely to give coherence arguments, appealing to intuitive judgements at different levels of generality and if possible on different topics, to arrive at an overall position with intuitive support at many points.
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