Hook, Sidney

(1902-89)
   American philosopher. Born in Brooklyn, he studied at City College and at Columbia University. He taught at New York University and later at the New School for Social Research. His works include: Pragmatism and the Tragic Sense of Life, John Dewey, an Intellectual, Common Sense and the Fifth Amendment and Out of Step.

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  • HOOK, SIDNEY — (1902–1989), U.S. philosopher. Born in Brooklyn, New York, Hook received his B.A. from the City College of New York and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Columbia University, where he was a student of John Dewey. Hook began to teach at New York University… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Hook, Sidney — ▪ American educator and philosopher born Dec. 20, 1902, New York City died July 12, 1989, Stanford, Calif., U.S.       American educator and social philosopher who studied historical theory in relation to American philosophy. He was among the… …   Universalium

  • Sidney Hook — (December 20 1902 ndash;July 12 1989) was a prominent New York intellectual and philosopher who championed pragmatism.BiographyBorn in Brooklyn to Jennie and Isaac Hook, who were Austrian Jewish immigrants, Hook was a Socialist Party supporter… …   Wikipedia

  • Sidney Hook — (* 20. Dezember 1902 in New York City; † 12. Juli 1989 in Stanford, Kalifornien) war ein US amerikanischer Philosoph und Publizist. Hook entstammte einer Familie österreichischer Juden, die in den 1880er Jahren in die USA ausgewandert war. Der im …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Хук, Сидней — (Hook, Sidney) (1902 1989) один из целого поколения американских радикалов, которые некоторое время заигрывали с марксизмом, но оставались на философских позициях прагматизма и эклектики. Свое отвращение к сталинизму эти прагматики расширили на… …   Исторический справочник русского марксиста

  • The Open Society and Its Enemies —   The Open Society and Its Enemie …   Wikipedia

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