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Sidney Hook

Sidney HookBorn: 20-Dec-1902
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 12-Jul-1989
Location of death: Stanford, CA
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Philosopher

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Pragmatist

Father: Issac Hook
Mother: Jennie
Wife: Carrie Katz (wife #1, div., one son)
Wife: Ann Zinken (wife #2, m. 25-May-1935, one son, one daughter)
Son: Ernest
Daughter: Susan

    University: BA, City College of New York (1923)
    University: MA, Columbia University
    University: PhD, Columbia University (1927)
    Professor: New York University (1927-72)

    University Centers for Rational Alternatives Founded (1968)
    Presidential Medal of Freedom 23-May-1985

Author of books:
Towards the Understanding of Karl Marx: A Revolutionary Interpretation (1933)
From Hegel to Marx (1936)
Heresy Yes, Conspiracy No (1953)
Common Sense and the Fifth Amendment (1957)
The Place of Religion in a Free Society (1968)
Academic Freedom and Academic Anarchy (1970)

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