Sidney Hook

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Birthday
20, 1902
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jul 12, 1989 (86)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
20, 1902
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jul 12, 1989 (86)

About

Philosopher and noted Pragmatist who was remembered for his exploration of political theory, the philosophy of education, and ethics.

Before Fame

He completed his undergraduate studies at the City College of New York in 1923.

Trivia

He was a celebrated philosophy professor at NYU until his retirement in 1972.

Family Life

He married Ann Zinken in 1935, and they had two children.

Associated With

He obtained his Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1927 where author Warren St. John also studied.