This website is dedicated to the life and work of Samuel A. Campbell, Philosopher of the Forest, author, lecturer, naturalist and film maker. Born August 1, 1895 in Watseka, IL, Sam began his public presentations on nature and philosophy in Chicago in 1929. He soon became a sought after public speaker and lecture on the topic of nature.
Sadly Sam passed away on April 13, 1962 of a heart attack. During his life he produced more than 150,000 feet of nature films, delivered more than 10,000 lectures and wrote 21 books reaching over 9 million and growing.
Our Sister Site — Philosopher of the Forest is dedicated to a documentary on Sam’s life.
Please stop by for a visit & updates on the project.