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William E. Hocking

AKA William Ernest Hocking

Born: 10-Aug-1873
Birthplace: Cleveland, OH
Died: 12-Jun-1966
Location of death: Madison, NH
Cause of death: unspecified

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Meaning of God in Human Experience

Military service: US Army (WWI)

Father: William Francis Hocking (homeopathic physician)
Mother: Julia Carpenter Pratt
Wife: Agnes Boyle O'Reilly (one son)
Son: Richard Hocking

    University: Iowa State College (transferred)
    University: AM, Harvard University (1901)
    University: University of Göttingen
    University: PhD, Harvard University (1904)
    Teacher: Andover Theological Seminary (1904-06)
    Professor: Philosophy, Yale University (1908-13)
    Professor: Philosophy, Harvard University (1913-43)
    Professor: Alford Professorship, Harvard University (1920-43)
    Administrator: Chairman, Philosophy Dept., Harvard University (1937-43)

    American Society of Puritan Descendents
    Society of Mayflower Descendents

Author of books:
The Meaning of God in Human Experience (1912)
Morale and Its Enemies (1918)
Human Nature and Its Remaking (1918)
Man and State (1926)
The Self, its Body and Freedom (1928)
Types of Philosophy (1929)
Re-thinking Missions: A Laymen's Inquiry After One Hundred Years (1932)
Thoughts on Life and Death (1937)
The Lasting Elements of Individualism (1937)
Living Religions and a World Faith (1940)
What Man Can Make of Man (1942)
Science and the Idea of God (1944)
The Coming World Civilization (1956)
The Meaning of Immortality in Human Experience (1957)
Strength of Men and Nations (1959)



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