Hook, Sidney, 1902-1989 Edit

Summary

Agent Type
Person

Dates

  • 1902-12-20 – 1989-07-12 (Existence)

Name Forms

  • Hook, Sidney, 1902-1989

External Documents

Notes

  • Biography/Historical Note

    Sidney Hook was an American philosopher of the pragmatist school known for his contributions to the philosophy of history, the philosophy of education, political theory, and ethics. After embracing communism in his youth, Hook was later known for his criticisms of totalitarianism, both fascism and Marxism–Leninism.