Preston Covey

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Preston K. Covey, Jr. (29 August 1942 - 18 September 2006)[1] was the head of the philosophy department at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, during the later part of the twentieth century. Covey, who earned his Ph.D. jointly through the philosophy department and the humanities graduate programs at Stanford University, founded the Center for the Advancement of Applied Ethics (CAAE).

The Covey Award is named after him.


  1. ^ Potts, Jonathan (20 September 2006). "University mourns death of Professor Preston Covey". Carnegie Mellon Today. Carnegie Mellon University. Retrieved 17 January 2014.