Paul Goodman

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Birthday
9, 1911
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Aug 12, 1972 (60)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
9, 1911
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Aug 12, 1972 (60)

About

An author, philosopher, and psychotherapist, he is best known for published works such as Growing Up Absurd and The Community of Scholars. During the 1960s, he was a left-wing peace activist.

Before Fame

He attended the City College of New York and, later, the University of Chicago. He was forced to leave the latter institution as a result of his love affairs with students.

Trivia

He co-founded the Gestalt Therapy movement in psychology.

Family Life

He was openly bisexual and often discussed his sexuality in his written works. He was married twice and had two daughters and one son.

Associated With

He was a contemporary of Noam Chomsky.