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George Holland Sabine

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George Holland Sabine (9 December 1880 – 18 January 1961), popularly known as Sabine, was a professor of philosophy, dean of the graduate school and vice president of Cornell University. He is best known for his authoritative work A History of Political Theory, which traces the growth of political thought from the times of Plato to modern fascism and nazism. George Sabine was also a carpenter, a blacksmith, a cook, and a gardener. He also collected lithographs and etchings. In his review of A History of Political Theory, Leland Jenks noted, "Sabine is the only textbook writer who is abreast of recent Rousseau scholarship, as represented by Hoffding, Lanson, Cassirer, and Hendel." Biography He was born in Dayton, Ohio to Lorenzo D. Sabine and Eva Josephine Tucker. Sabine entered Cornell University in 1899, received his A.B. in 1903 and Ph.D. in 1906. He taught at Stanford University from 1907 to 1914. That year, he was appointed professor of philosophy at University of Missou
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