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George Herbert Mead

1863 - 1931

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George Herbert Mead (February 27, 1863 – April 26, 1931) was an American philosopher, sociologist, and psychologist, primarily affiliated with the University of Chicago, where he was one of several distinguished pragmatists. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Herbert Mead has received more than 913,808 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia. George Herbert Mead is the 200th most popular philosopher (down from 177th in 2019), the 375th most popular biography from United States (down from 291st in 2019) and the 2nd most popular American Philosopher.

George Herbert Mead is most famous for his theory of social behavior. Mead believed that social behavior is learned and developed through the process of social interaction.

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Among philosophers, George Herbert Mead ranks 200 out of 1,081Before him are John Scotus Eriugena, Nicolas Malebranche, Xun Kuang, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, Marquis de Condorcet, and Georgi Plekhanov. After him are Paulo Freire, Étienne Bonnot de Condillac, Apollonius of Tyana, Gabriel Marcel, Diogenes of Apollonia, and Al-Ash'ari.

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Among people born in 1863, George Herbert Mead ranks 13Before him are Swami Vivekananda, Arthur Henderson, Pietro Mascagni, David Lloyd George, Henry van de Velde, and Gabriele D'Annunzio. After him are Constantine P. Cavafy, Carlos I of Portugal, Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine, Joaquín Sorolla, Vladimir Vernadsky, and Austen Chamberlain. Among people deceased in 1931, George Herbert Mead ranks 12Before him are Omar Mukhtar, Otto Wallach, Geli Raubal, Arthur Schnitzler, Albert A. Michelson, and Erik Axel Karlfeldt. After him are Hussein bin Ali, Sharif of Mecca, Theo van Doesburg, Joseph Joffre, Carl Nielsen, F. W. Murnau, and Bhagat Singh.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, George Herbert Mead ranks 375 out of 18,182Before him are Paulette Goddard (1910), Faye Dunaway (1941), Rock Hudson (1925), Charles Francis Richter (1900), Jay Leno (1950), and Jennifer Lopez (1969). After him are Dan Brown (1964), Zachary Taylor (1784), Kurt Cobain (1967), Dian Fossey (1932), David Carradine (1936), and Kathy Bates (1948).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In United States

Among philosophers born in United States, George Herbert Mead ranks 2Before him are John Rawls (1921). After him are Robert Nozick (1938), John Searle (1932), Anne Sullivan (1866), Hilary Putnam (1926), Richard Rorty (1931), Daniel Dennett (1942), Judith Butler (1956), Ronald Dworkin (1931), Willard Van Orman Quine (1908), and Nelson Goodman (1906).