William Heard Kilpatrick

1871 - 1965

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William Heard Kilpatrick (November 20, 1871 – February 13, 1965) was an American pedagogue and a pupil, a colleague and a successor of John Dewey. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Heard Kilpatrick has received more than 155,629 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). William Heard Kilpatrick is the 739th most popular philosopher (down from 680th in 2019), the 2,699th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,550th in 2019) and the 28th most popular American Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, William Heard Kilpatrick ranks 739 out of 1,267Before him are Symon Budny, Denis de Rougemont, Hui Shi, James Mark Baldwin, Wolfhart Pannenberg, and Gilbert de la Porrée. After him are Metrocles, Theodor Lessing, Philippa Foot, Mykhailo Drahomanov, P. F. Strawson, and Li Zhi.

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Among people born in 1871, William Heard Kilpatrick ranks 54Before him are Hanns Heinz Ewers, Camille Huysmans, Guillermo Kahlo, Wilhelm Stenhammar, Fritz Hofmann, and Leopold IV, Prince of Lippe. After him are Princess Eleonore of Solms-Hohensolms-Lich, Hermann Abert, Meletius IV of Constantinople, Thekla Resvoll, Gjergj Fishta, and Erich von Tschermak. Among people deceased in 1965, William Heard Kilpatrick ranks 67Before him are Ladislas Starevich, Shirley Jackson, Abdullah Al-Salim Al-Sabah, Edgard Varèse, Leopold Figl, and Kurt Goldstein. After him are Ladislao Vajda, Corrado Gini, Harry Porter, Odile Defraye, Bertil Lindblad, and George Adamski.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, William Heard Kilpatrick ranks 2,699 out of 20,380Before him are Linda Kozlowski (1958), Horace Wells (1815), Siri Hustvedt (1955), Kevin Federline (1978), Richard Holbrooke (1941), and Peter Boyle (1935). After him are Jason Newsted (1963), Sylvia Sidney (1910), James Taylor (1948), Richard Brooks (1912), Annie Oakley (1860), and Taylor Hackford (1944).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In United States

Among philosophers born in United States, William Heard Kilpatrick ranks 28Before him are Jonathan Edwards (1703), Mary Parker Follett (1868), Michael Walzer (1935), Alvin Plantinga (1932), Jerry Fodor (1935), and James Mark Baldwin (1861). After him are Helen Parkhurst (1886), Michael J. Sandel (1953), Mortimer J. Adler (1902), Eric Hoffer (1898), Ted Nelson (1937), and Susanne Langer (1895).