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George Herbert Mead

George Herbert MeadBorn: 27-Feb-1863
Birthplace: South Hadley, MA
Died: 26-Apr-1931
Location of death: Chicago, IL
Cause of death: Heart Failure

Gender: Male
Religion: Congregationalist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Philosopher, Sociologist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Pragmatist, social behaviorist

Father: Hiram Mead (Congregationalist minister, professor at Oberlin)
Mother: Elizabeth Storrs Billings (professor at Oberlin, President of Mount Holyoke College)
Wife: Helen Castle (m. 1891, one son)
Son: Henry (b. 1892)

    University: BA, Oberlin College (1879-83)
    University: MA, Harvard University (1887-88, left for Germany)
    Professor: University of Michigan (1891-94)
    Professor: University of Chicago (1894-1931)

Author of books:
The Philosophy of the Present (1932)
Mind, Self, and Society (1934)
Movements of Thought in the Nineteenth Century (1936)
The Philosophy of the Act (1938)



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